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Nemys taxon details

Philometridae Baylis & Daubney, 1926

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Subfamily Alineminae Moravec, 2006
  » Genus Alinema Rasheed, 1963
Subfamily Neophilometroidinae Moravec, Salgado-Maldonado & Aguilar-Aguila, 2002
Subfamily Philometrinae Baylis & Daubney, 1926
  » Genus Afrophilometra Moravec, Charo-Karisa & Jirků, 2009
  » Genus Barracudia Moravec & Shamsi, 2017
  » Genus Buckleyella Rasheed, 1963
  » Genus Caranginema Moravec, Montoya-Mendoza & Salgado-Maldonado, 2008
  » Genus Clavinema Yamaguti, 1935
  » Genus Clavinemoides Moravec, Khosheghbal & Pazooki, 2013
  » Genus Congerinema Moravec, Nagasawa, Nitta & Tawa, 2019
  » Genus Dentiphilometra Moravec & Wang, 2002
  » Genus Dentirumai Quiazon & Moravec, 2012
  » Genus Digitiphilometroides Moravec & Barton, 2018
  » Genus Nilonema Khalil, 1960
  » Genus Paraphilometroides Moravec & Shaharom-Harrison, 1989
  » Genus Philometra Costa, 1845
  » Genus Philometroides Yamaguti, 1935
  » Genus Rumai Travassos, 1960
  » Genus Spirophilometra Parukhin, 1971
  » Genus Piscinema Gambhir & Ng, 2014 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
Subfamily Phlyctainophorinae Roman, 1965

Genus Ichthyonema Diesing, 1861 accepted as Philometra Costa, 1845 (Synonym)
Genus Pseudophilometroides Parukhin, 1966 accepted as Philometroides Yamaguti, 1935 (Synonym)
Genus Sanguinofilaria Yamaguti, 1941 accepted as Philometra Costa, 1845 (Synonym)
Genus Thwaitia Rasheed, 1963 accepted as Philometra Costa, 1845 (Synonym)

Genus Margolisianum Blaylock & Overstreet, 1999 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Nemys eds. (2023). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Philometridae Baylis & Daubney, 1926. Accessed at: on 2023-10-02
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taxonomy source Negreiros, L. P.; Tavares-Dias, M.; Elisei, C.; Tavares, L. E.; Pereira, F. B. (2018). First description of the male of Philometroides acreanensis and phylogenetic assessment of Philometridae (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea) suggest instability of some taxa. <em>Parasitology International.</em> , available online at [details]   

taxonomy source Barton, D. P.; Moravec, F.; Zhu, X.; Shamsi, S. (2021). Phylogenetic relationships of philometrid nematodes (Philometridae Baylis & Daubney, 1926) inferred from 18S rRNA, with molecular characterisation of recently described species. <em>Parasitology Research.</em> , available online at [details]   

taxonomy source Ailán-Choke, L. G.; Paschoal, F.; Couto, J. V.; Pereira, F. B. (2023). On the Evolutionary History of Philometridae (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea): Integrative Taxonomy Reveals Evidence of Character Diversification and Host–Parasite Cophylogenetic Patterns. <em>Diversity.</em> 15(6): 763., available online at [details]   

taxonomy source De Ley, P.; Blaxter, M. L. (2004). A new system for Nematoda: combining morphological characters with molecular trees, and translating clades into ranks and taxa. <em>Nematology Monographs & Perspectives - Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Nematology 8 - 13 June 2002, Tenerife, Spain.</em> 2: 633-653. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Moravec, F.; Salgado-Maldonado, G.; Aguilar-Aguilar, R. (2002). Neophilometroides n. gen. (Nematoda: Philometridae) for Philometroides caudatus Moravec, Scholz and Vivas-Rodriguez, 1995, with Erection of Neophilometroidinae n. subfam. <em>The Journal of Parasitology.</em> 88(4): 774., available online at [details]   

taxonomy source Moravec, F. (2023). Philometrid nematodes parasitic in fishes. <em>Academia, Praha.</em> 635 pp. [details]   

basis of record Anderson, R. C.; Chabaud, A. G.; Willmott, S. (1974). CIH Keys to the nematode parasites of vertebrates. i-x. [details]   

redescription Moravec, F. (2013). Parasitic nematodes of freshwater fishes of Europe. <em>Academia, Prague.</em> 601 pp. [details]   

redescription Moravec, F. (2023). Philometrid nematodes parasitic in fishes. <em>Academia, Praha.</em> 635 pp. [details]   
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