Enoplida

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Enoplida
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Enoplea
Subclass: Enoplia
Order: Enoplida
Filipjev, 1929
Families

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Enoplida is an order of nematodes. It is one of two orders in Enoplia, which is one of two subclasses in Class Enoplea. [1] [2]

Contents

These nematodes are mostly free-living marine animals. [3] Most feed on diatoms and other algaes. [1]

Subdivisions

Upon phylogenetic analysis in 2010, the order was divided into five clades. Clades and selected families include: [3]

The World Register of Marine Species shows the following suborders within Enoplida: [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 Class Enoplea. Archived 2013-09-28 at the Wayback Machine Nemaplex: Nematode-Plant Expert Information System. University of California, Davis. Version October 9, 2012.
  2. Phylum Nematoda. Nematode Classification. Department of Nematology. University of California, Riverside.
  3. 1 2 Bik, H. M.; et al. (2010). "Moving towards a complete molecular framework of the Nematoda: a focus on the Enoplida and early-branching clades". BMC Evol. Biol. 10: 353. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-353. PMC   2995457 . PMID   21073704.
  4. "Enoplida". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species . Retrieved 23 May 2020.

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