World Database of Nematodes

Linked to the Marine Biology Section, UGent

Identification key to species of the genus Aponema Jensen, 1978

Key created by Oleksandr Holovachov

Please refer to this identification key as Holovachov, O. (2017) Identification key to species of the genus Aponema Jensen, 1978. In: Bezerra, T.N.; Decraemer, W.; Eisendle-Flöckner, U.; Holovachov, O.; Leduc, D.; Miljutin, D.; Sharma, J.; Smol, N.; Tchesunov, A.; Mokievsky, V.; Venekey, V.; Vanreusel, A. (2018) NeMys: World Database of Free-Living Marine Nematodes. Accessed at

Restart from Restart from Aponema | Restart completely Restart Completely | Select different key Select different key | Show legend Show legend

click to expand Amphid dimorphism Pictorial key
click to expand a-ratio Pictorial key
click to expand Basal bulb shape Pictorial key
click to expand Body length Pictorial key
click to expand b-ratio Pictorial key
click to expand c'-ratio Pictorial key
click to expand c-ratio Pictorial key
click to expand Cuticle morphology Pictorial key
click to expand Labial region shape Pictorial key
click to expand Number of supplements Pictorial key
click to expand Number of testes Pictorial key
click to expand Shape of gubernaculum apophysis Pictorial key
click to expand Spicule length (along arc) Pictorial key
click to expand Tail length Pictorial key
Remaining taxa:
Aponema abyssalis (Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014

Aponema decraemerae Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999

Aponema mnazi Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999

Aponema ninae Portnova, 2009

Aponema papillatum Pastor de Ward, 1980

Aponema subtile Leduc & Wharton, 2008

Aponema torosum (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978


This service is powered by LifeWatch Belgium
Learn more»
Web interface and database structure initially created by Tim Deprez; now hosted and maintained by VLIZ
Page generated 2024-04-24 · contact: Tânia Nara Bezerra or