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Chromaspirina Filipjev, 1918

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Mesodorus Cobb, 1920 · unaccepted


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  1. Species Chromaspirina aliapapillata Revkova & Revkov, 2022
  2. Species Chromaspirina chabaudi Boucher, 1975
  3. Species Chromaspirina crinita Gerlach, 1952
  4. Species Chromaspirina cylindricollis (Cobb, 1920) Filipjev in Kreis, 1926
  5. Species Chromaspirina dubia Inglis, 1968
  6. Species Chromaspirina gerlachi Blome, 1982
  7. Species Chromaspirina indica Gerlach, 1963
  8. Species Chromaspirina inglisi Warwick, 1970
  9. Species Chromaspirina lunatica Gerlach, 1965
  10. Species Chromaspirina madagascariensis Gerlach, 1953
  11. Species Chromaspirina modesta Bussau, 1993
  12. Species Chromaspirina multipapillata Jayasree & Warwick, 1977
  13. Species Chromaspirina parapontica Luc & De Coninck, 1959
  14. Species Chromaspirina paucispira Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1950
  15. Species Chromaspirina pellita Gerlach, 1954
  16. Species Chromaspirina pellucida (Cobb, 1920) Luc & Deconinck, 1959
  17. Species Chromaspirina pontica Filipjev, 1918
  18. Species Chromaspirina renaudae Boucher, 1975
  19. Species Chromaspirina stilbonematinops Leduc & Zhao, 2023
  20. Species Chromaspirina thieryi De Coninck, 1943
  21. Species Chromaspirina vanreuselae Verschelde & Vincx, 1996
  22. Species Chromaspirina denticulata (Gerlach, 1953) Luc & De Coninck, 1959 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus denticulatus (Gerlach, 1953) Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  23. Species Chromaspirina dimorpha (Hopper, 1961) accepted as Desmodora dimorpha Hopper, 1961
  24. Species Chromaspirina guanabarensis Maria, Esteves, Smol, Vanreusel & Decraemer, 2009 accepted as Spirinia guanabarensis (Maria, Esteves, Smol, Vanreusel & Decraemer, 2009) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015
  25. Species Chromaspirina inaurita Wieser & Hopper, 1967 accepted as Spirinia inaurita (Wieser & Hopper, 1967) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015
  26. Species Chromaspirina inflexa (Wieser, 1954) Gerlach, 1963 accepted as Desmodora inflexa Wieser, 1954
  27. Species Chromaspirina longisetosa Jensen, 1985 accepted as Bolbolaimus longisetosus (Jensen, 1985) Muthumbi et al., 1995 accepted as Desmodora (Bolbonema) longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) accepted as Bolbonema longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) Verschelde et al., 1998 (new combination)
  28. Species Chromaspirina madagascarensis Gerlach, 1953 accepted as Chromaspirina madagascariensis Gerlach, 1953 (misspelling)
  29. Species Chromaspirina okemwai Muthumbi, Verschelde & Vincx, 1995 accepted as Spirinia okemwai (Muthumbi, Verschelde & Vincx, 1995) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015
  30. Species Chromaspirina parma Ott, 1972 accepted as Spirinia parma (Ott, 1972) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015
  31. Species Chromaspirina punctata (Cobb, 1920) accepted as Pomponema punctata (Cobb, 1920) Luc & Deconinck, 1959
  32. Species Chromaspirina rabosa (Gerlach, 1956) Gerlach, 1963 accepted as Bolbonema rabosum (Gerlach, 1956) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015
  33. Species Chromaspirina spinulosa Wieser, 1959 accepted as Echinodesmodora spinulosa (Wieser, 1959) Blome, 1982
  34. Species Chromaspirina amabilis (de Man, 1922) Luc & De Coninck, 1959 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, see Jensen 1978)
  35. Species Chromaspirina cobbi (Chitwood, 1938) Luc & De Coninck, 1959 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, see Jensen 1978)
  36. Species Chromaspirina robusta Wieser, 1954 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
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Filipjev, I. N. (1918). Free-living marine nematodes of the Sevastopol area. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Laboratory and the Sevastopol Biological Station of the Russian Academy of Sciences.</em> Series II No 4 (Issue I & II) (Translated from Russian).
page(s): 212, 229, 406 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Chromaspirina Filipjev, 1918. Accessed at: on 2024-06-18
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2006-09-07 06:51:43Z
Martinez, Olga
2010-02-17 07:27:43Z
2015-04-02 20:03:16Z
2022-10-04 15:05:35Z

original description Filipjev, I. N. (1918). Free-living marine nematodes of the Sevastopol area. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Laboratory and the Sevastopol Biological Station of the Russian Academy of Sciences.</em> Series II No 4 (Issue I & II) (Translated from Russian).
page(s): 212, 229, 406 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Mesodorus Cobb, 1920) Cobb, N. A. (1920). One hundred new nemas (type species of 100 new genera). <em>Contributions to a science of nematology.</em> 9: 217-343., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

additional source Sebastian, S.; Raes, M.; De Mesel, I.; Vanreusel, A. (2007). Comparison of the nematode fauna from the Weddell Sea Abyssal Plain with two North Atlantic abyssal sites. <em>Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.</em> 54(16-17): 1727-1736. (look up in IMIS), available online at [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Thiermann, F.; Windoffer, R.; Giere, O. (1994). Selected meiofauna around shallow water hydrothermal vents off Milos (Greece): ecological and ultrastructural aspects. <em>Vie Milieu.</em> 44(3/4): 215-226. [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Venekey, V.; Fonseca-Genevois, V.; Santos, P. J. P. (2010). Biodiversity of free-living marine nematodes on the coast of Brazil: a review. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2568: 39–66. [details]  Full text PDF 

additional 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: Emended diagnosis and list of valid species [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at [details]   

additional source Verschelde, D.; Nicholas, W.; Vincx, M. (2006). A Review of the Genera Croconema Cobb, 1920 and Pseudochromadora Daday, 1899 (Nematoda, Desmodoroidea): New Species from the Coasts of Kenya and Australia. <em>Hydrobiologia.</em> 571, 17-40. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Decraemer, W.; Coomans, A. (1978). Scientific Report on the Belgian Expedition to The Great Barrier Reef in 1967. Nematodes XII. Ecological Notes on the Nematode Fauna in and around Mangroves on Lizard Island. <em>Aust. J. Mar. Freshwater Res.</em> 29, 497-508. (look up in IMIS), available online at [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Maria, T. F.; Esteves, A. M.; Smol, N.; Vanreusel, A.; Decraemer, W. (2008). Nematodes from sandy beaches of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. <em>Biociências, Porto Alegre.</em> 16 (2), 92-103. [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Miljutin, D. M.; Gad, G.; Miljutina, M. M.; Mokievsky, V. O.; Fonseca-Genevois, V.; Esteves, A. M. (2010). The state of knowledge on deep-sea nematode taxonomy: how many valid species are known down there?. <em>Marine Biodiversity.</em> 40(3): 143-159., available online at [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Muthumbi, A. W.; Verschelde, D.; Vincx, M. (1995). New Desmodoridae (Nematoda: Desmodoroidea): Three new species from Ceriops mangrove sediments (Kenya) and one related new species from the North Sea. <em>Cah. Biol. Mar.</em> 36(3): 191-195. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

ecology source Raes, M.; De Troch, M.; Ndaro, S. G. M.; Muthumbi, A.; Guilini, K.; Vanreusel, A. (2007). The structuring role of microhabitat type in coral degradation zones: a case study with marine nematodes from Kenya and Zanzibar. <em>Coral Reefs.</em> 26 (1): 13-126. [details]  Full text PDF 

biology source Baldrighi, E.; Dovgal, I.; Zeppilli, D.; Abibulaeva, A.; Michelet, C.; Michaud, E.; Franzo, A.; Grassi, E.; Cesaroni, L.; Guidi, L.; Balsamo, M.; Sandulli, R.; Semprucci, F. (2020). The Cost for Biodiversity: Records of Ciliate–Nematode Epibiosis with the Description of Three New Suctorian Species. <em>Diversity.</em> 12(6): 224., available online at [details]  Full text PDF 
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