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Spiriniinae Chitwood, 1936

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  1. Genus Bradylaimus Stekhoven, 1931
  2. Genus Chromadoropsis Filipjev, 1918
  3. Genus Chromaspirina Filipjev, 1918
  4. Genus Metachromadora Filipjev, 1918
  5. Genus Metachromadoroides Timm, 1961
  6. Genus Onyx Cobb, 1891
  7. Genus Papillonema Verschelde, Muthumbi & Vincx, 1995
  8. Genus Paradesmodora Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1950
  9. Genus Parallelocoilas Boucher, 1975
  10. Genus Perspiria Wieser & Hopper, 1967
  11. Genus Polysigma Cobb, 1920
  12. Genus Pseudometachromadora Timm, 1954
  13. Genus Spirinia Gerlach, 1963
  14. Genus Stygodesmodora Blome, 1982
  15. Genus Parathalassoalaimus Allgén, 1929 (uncertain > nomen dubium, Hope & Murphy 1972 p 51: doubtful genus)
  16. Genus Sigmophoranema Hope & Murphy, 1972 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, Armenteros et al, 2014: Sigmophoranema as genus inquirenda and S. rufum as species inquirenda based on the absence of any drawing of the type species and on the relatively poor descriptions of the described specimens. )
Not documented
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Spiriniinae Chitwood, 1936. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-18
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024). European Register of Marine Species. Spiriniinae Chitwood, 1936. Accessed at: on 2024-05-18
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taxonomy source Leduc, D.; Verschelde, D. (2015). New <em>Spirinia</em> and <em>Stygodesmodora</em> species (Nematoda, Spiriniinae) from the Southwest Pacific, and revision of the related genera <em>Spirinia</em>, <em>Chromaspirina</em> and <em>Perspiria</em>. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> (118): 1-25., available online at
note: Diagnisis and list of valid genera [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Armenteros, M.; Ruiz-Abierno, A.; Decraemer, W. (2014). Revision of Desmodorinae and Spiriniinae (Nematoda: Desmodoridae) with redescription of eight known species. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> 96: 1–32. (look up in RoR)
page(s): 26-27; note: Key to the genera [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Nemaslan: Biodiversity of Antarctic Nematodes (2004). (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Various Authors (2000). Nematode filing cabinet of the Marine Biology Section Ugent - in combination with the NemasLan Ms-Access database (published on CD-Rom, 2000) (look up in RoR[details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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