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Microlaimidae Micoletzky, 1922

2171  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:2171)

accepted
Family
Genus Acanthomicrolaimus Stewart & Nicholas, 1987
Genus Aponema Jensen, 1978
  » Species Aponema abyssalis (Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Aponema decraemerae Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999
  » Species Aponema ninae Portnova, 2009
  » Species Aponema papillatum Pastor de Ward, 1980
  » Species Aponema pontica Revkova, 2017
  » Species Aponema subtile Leduc & Wharton, 2008
  » Species Aponema torosum (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Aponema nanum (Blome, 1982) Kovalyev & Miljutina, 2009 represented as Microlaimus nanus Blome, 1982
  » Species Aponema bathyalis Kovalyev & Miljutina, 2009 accepted as Microlaimus bathyalis (Kovalev & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014 (synonym)
  » Species Aponema martinezi Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009 accepted as Microlaimus martinezi (Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014 (synonym)
  » Species Aponema minutissima Kovalyev & Miljutina, 2009 accepted as Microlaimus minutissimus (Kovalev & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014 (synonym)
  » Species Aponema mnazi Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999 accepted as Microlaimus mnazi (Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999)
  » Species Aponema nympha Bussau & Vopel, 1999 accepted as Microlaimus nympha (Bussau & Vopel, 1999) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Aponema torosa (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Aponema torosum (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978 (misspelling)
  » Species Aponema torosus (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Aponema torosum (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978 (misspelling)
  » Species Aponema westindicum Kovalyev & Miljutina, 2009 accepted as Microlaimus westindicus (Kovalev & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014
Genus Bathynox Bussau & Vopel, 1999
Genus Bolbolaimus Cobb, 1920
  » Species Bolbolaimus chitwoodi (Gerlach, 1950) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Bolbolaimus crassiceps (Gerlach, 1953) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Bolbolaimus pellucidus Cobb, 1920
  » Species Bolbolaimus punctatus Cobb, 1920
  » Species Bolbolaimus riemanni (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Bolbolaimus teutonicus (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Bolbolaimus tongaensis Leduc, 2016
  » Species Bolbolaimus wieseri (Hopper, 1961) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Bolbolaimus abebei Muthumbi, 1999 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Bolbolaimus amabilis de Man, 1922 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Bolbolaimus bahari Muthumbi, 1999 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Bolbolaimus cobbi Chitwood, 1937 (1938) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Bolbolaimus dentatus (Allgén, 1935) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus dentatus (Allgén, 1935) Sergeeva, 1976 op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  » Species Bolbolaimus denticulatus Cobb, 1920 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus denticulatus (Cobb, 1920) Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  » Species Bolbolaimus longisetosus (Jensen, 1985) Muthumbi et al., 1995 accepted as Desmodora (Bolbonema) longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) (Erratum in Muthumbi et al. (1995). Also see Verschelde et al. (1998) and Leduc & Verschelde (2015))
  » Species Bolbolaimus murinae (Sergeeva, 1976) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus murinae Sergeeva, 1976 (later revision (Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005))
  » Species Bolbolaimus sp. Riemann, 1966 accepted as Bolbolaimus riemanni (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
Genus Caligocanna Bussau & Vopel, 1999
Genus Calomicrolaimus Lorenzen, 1976
  » Species Calomicrolaimus jenseni Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999
  » Species Calomicrolaimus rugatus Lorenzen, 1976
  » Species Calomicrolaimus acanthus (Jayasree & Warwick, 1977) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus acanthus (Jayasree & Warwick, 1977) Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005 (synonym)
  » Species Calomicrolaimus arenarius Blome, 1982 accepted as Microlaimus arenarius (Blome, 1982) Kovalyev & Miljutina, 2009
  » Species Calomicrolaimus compridus (Gerlach, 1956) Gourbault & Vincx, 1988 accepted as Microlaimus compridus Gerlach, 1956 (op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005)
  » Species Calomicrolaimus formosus (Gerlach, 1957) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus formosus Gerlach, 1957 (op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005)
  » Species Calomicrolaimus honestus (de Man, 1922) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus honestus De Man, 1922 (op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005)
  » Species Calomicrolaimus marinus (Schulz, 1932) Coomans, 1989 accepted as Microlaimus marinus (Schulz, 1932) Schuurmans Stekhoven & De Coninck, 1933
  » Species Calomicrolaimus microseta (Gerlach, 1953) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus microseta Gerlach, 1953
  » Species Calomicrolaimus monstrosus (Gerlach, 1953) Vincx, 1981 accepted as Microlaimus monstrosus Gerlach, 1953
  » Species Calomicrolaimus parahonestus (Gerlach, 1950) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus parahonestus Gerlach, 1950
  » Species Calomicrolaimus pecticauda (Murphy, 1966) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus pecticauda Murphy, 1966
  » Species Calomicrolaimus spinosus (Gerlach, 1957) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus spinosus Gerlach, 1957
  » Species Calomicrolaimus spirifer (Warwick, 1970) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus spirifer Warwick, 1970
  » Species Calomicrolaimus tenuicollis (Gerlach, 1952) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Microlaimus tenuicollis Gerlach, 1952
Genus Ixonema Lorenzen, 1971
Genus Macrodontium Armenteros, Vincx & Decraemer, 2010
Genus Maragnopsia Leduc, 2016
Genus Microlaimoides Allgen, 1942
Genus Microlaimus de Man, 1880
  » Species Microlaimus acanthus (Jayasree & Warwick, 1977) Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  » Species Microlaimus acicularis Lorenzen, 1976
  » Species Microlaimus acinaces Warwick & Platt, 1973
  » Species Microlaimus acuticaudatus Schuurmans Stekhoven & De Coninck, 1933
  » Species Microlaimus aequisetosus Blome, 1982
  » Species Microlaimus affinis Gerlach, 1958
  » Species Microlaimus africanensis Furstenberg & Vincx, 1992
  » Species Microlaimus amphidius Kamran, Nasira & Shahina, 2009
  » Species Microlaimus annelisae Jensen, 1976
  » Species Microlaimus arcticus Mulvey, 1969
  » Species Microlaimus arenarius (Blome, 1982) Kovalyev & Miljutina, 2009
  » Species Microlaimus arenicola Schulz, 1938
  » Species Microlaimus arunachalensis Saha & Lad, 2000
  » Species Microlaimus bathyalis (Kovalev & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Microlaimus borealis Steiner, 1916
  » Species Microlaimus capillaris Gerlach, 1957
  » Species Microlaimus clancularius Bussau & Vopel, 1999
  » Species Microlaimus cochleatus Wieser, 1959
  » Species Microlaimus compridus Gerlach, 1956 (op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005)
  » Species Microlaimus conothelis (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus copulatus Jensen, 1988
  » Species Microlaimus criminalis Rieger & Ott, 1971
  » Species Microlaimus cyatholaimoides de Man, 1922
  » Species Microlaimus decoratus Pastor de Ward, 1989
  » Species Microlaimus dimorphus Chitwood, 1937
  » Species Microlaimus discolensis Bussau & Vopel, 1999
  » Species Microlaimus dixiei Wieser, 1959
  » Species Microlaimus donsi Allgén, 1935
  » Species Microlaimus falciferus Leduc & Wharton, 2008
  » Species Microlaimus falklandiae Allgén, 1959
  » Species Microlaimus formosus Gerlach, 1957 (op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005)
  » Species Microlaimus gerlachi Wieser, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus globiceps de Man, 1880
  » Species Microlaimus honestoides Meyl, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus honestus De Man, 1922 (op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005)
  » Species Microlaimus inermis Ditlevsen, 1923
  » Species Microlaimus karachiensis Kamran, Nasira & Shahina, 2009
  » Species Microlaimus kaurii Wieser, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus korari Leduc, 2016
  » Species Microlaimus latilaimus Allgén, 1959
  » Species Microlaimus lepturus De Cillis, 1917
  » Species Microlaimus limnophilus Turpeenniemi, 1997
  » Species Microlaimus longispiculum Timm, 1961
  » Species Microlaimus lunatus (Wieser & Hopper, 1967) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus macrocirculus Gerlach, 1950
  » Species Microlaimus macrolaimus Allgén, 1947
  » Species Microlaimus marinus (Schulz, 1932) Schuurmans Stekhoven & De Coninck, 1933
  » Species Microlaimus martinezi (Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Microlaimus microseta Gerlach, 1953
  » Species Microlaimus minutissimus (Kovalev & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Microlaimus minutus Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999
  » Species Microlaimus mnazi (Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999)
  » Species Microlaimus monstrosus Gerlach, 1953
  » Species Microlaimus naidinae Tchesunov, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus nanus Blome, 1982
  » Species Microlaimus nympha (Bussau & Vopel, 1999) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Microlaimus oblongilaimus Gerlach, 1955
  » Species Microlaimus orientalis Gagarin & Nguyen Vu Thanh, 2011
  » Species Microlaimus ostracion Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1935
  » Species Microlaimus papillatus Gerlach, 1956 (op. Jensen, 1978)
  » Species Microlaimus papilliferus Allgén, 1959
  » Species Microlaimus paraborealis Allgén, 1940
  » Species Microlaimus paraconothelis Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  » Species Microlaimus paraglobiceps Revkova, 2017
  » Species Microlaimus parahonestus Gerlach, 1950
  » Species Microlaimus parviporosus Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009
  » Species Microlaimus pecticauda Murphy, 1966
  » Species Microlaimus pinguis Wieser, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus ponticus Sergeeva, 1976
  » Species Microlaimus porosus Bussau & Vopel, 1999
  » Species Microlaimus punctulatus Gerlach, 1950
  » Species Microlaimus pwani Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999
  » Species Microlaimus pygmaeus Meyl, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus robustidens Schuurmans Stekhoven & De Coninck, 1933
  » Species Microlaimus sensus Wieser, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus setosus Hoeppli, 1926
  » Species Microlaimus sicarius Wieser, 1954
  » Species Microlaimus spinosus Gerlach, 1957
  » Species Microlaimus spirifer Warwick, 1970
  » Species Microlaimus tenuicollis Gerlach, 1952
  » Species Microlaimus texianus Chitwood, 1951
  » Species Microlaimus undulatus Gerlach, 1953
  » Species Microlaimus validus Gagarin & Thu, 2014
  » Species Microlaimus westindicus (Kovalev & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014
  » Species Microlaimus zosterae Allgén, 1930
  » Species Microlaimus citrus Gerlach, 1959 (taxon inquirendum, incertae sedis)
  » Species Microlaimus problematicus Allgén, 1932 (taxon inquirendum, inadequate description)
  » Species Microlaimus abyssalis Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009 accepted as Aponema abyssalis (Miljutin & Miljutina, 2009) Tchesunov, 2014 (synonym)
  » Species Microlaimus allgeni Gerlach, 1950 accepted as Molgolaimus allgeni (Gerlach, 1950) Jensen, 1978 (synonym)
  » Species Microlaimus chitwoodi Gerlach, 1950 accepted as Bolbolaimus chitwoodi (Gerlach, 1950) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus conspicuus Lorenzen, 1973 accepted as Microlaimus monstrosus Gerlach, 1953
  » Species Microlaimus crassiceps Gerlach, 1953 accepted as Bolbolaimus crassiceps (Gerlach, 1953) Jensen, 1978 (new combination)
  » Species Microlaimus cuanensis Platt, 1973 accepted as Molgolaimus cuanensis (Platt, 1973) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus decraemerae (Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999) Tchesunov, 2014 accepted as Aponema decraemerae Muthumbi & Vincx, 1999
  » Species Microlaimus dentatus Allgén, 1935 accepted as Bolbolaimus dentatus (Allgén, 1935) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus dentatus Chitwood, 1937 accepted as Microlaimus chitwoodi Gerlach, 1950 (Name prerequisition)
  » Species Microlaimus dimorphus Chitwood, 1937 sensu Wieser, 1954 accepted as Microlaimus wieseri Hopper, 1961
  » Species Microlaimus fluviatilis Cobb, 1914 accepted as Prodesmodora circulata Micoletzky, 1925 (Reflexed ovaries)
  » Species Microlaimus labradorensis Allgén, 1957 accepted as Molgolaimus labradorensis (Allgén, 1957) Jensen, 1978 (basionym)
  » Species Microlaimus lazonus Vitiello, 1970 accepted as Molgolaimus lazonus (Vitiello, 1970) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus menzelii Hofmänner, 1914 accepted as Prodesmodora circulata Micoletzky, 1925
  » Species Microlaimus obtusicauda Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1943 accepted as Haliplectus obtusicauda (Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1943) Gerlach, 1963
  » Species Microlaimus paraborealis Allgen, 1940 sensu Riemann, 1966 accepted as Paramicrolaimus conothelis Lorenzen, 1973
  » Species Microlaimus parallgeni Vitiello, 1973 accepted as Molgolaimus parallgeni (Vitiello, 1973) (Reflexed ovaries)
  » Species Microlaimus sp. Allgen, 1947 accepted as Microlaimus macrolaimus Allgén, 1947 (synonym)
  » Species Microlaimus tenuicaudatus Allgén, 1959 accepted as Molgolaimus tenuicaudatus (Allgén, 1959) Jensen, 1978 (synonym)
  » Species Microlaimus tenuilaimus Allgén, 1932 accepted as Molgolaimus tenuilaimus (Allgén, 1932) Jensen, 1978 (synonym)
  » Species Microlaimus tenuispiculum de Man, 1922 accepted as Molgolaimus demani (De Man, 1922) Jensen, 1978 (synonym)
  » Species Microlaimus teutonicus Riemann, 1966 accepted as Bolbolaimus teutonicus (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus torosus Lorenzen, 1973 accepted as Aponema torosum (Lorenzen, 1973) Jensen, 1978 (see Jensen 1978)
  » Species Microlaimus turgofrons Lorenzen, 1972 accepted as Molgolaimus turgofrons (Lorenzen, 1972) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus wieseri Hopper, 1961 accepted as Bolbolaimus wieseri (Hopper, 1961) Jensen, 1978
  » Species Microlaimus zosterae Allgen, 1930 sensu Allgen, 1935 accepted as Microlaimus allgeni Gerlach, 1950
Genus Pseudomicrolaimus Sergeeva, 1976
Genus Spirobolbolaimus Soetaert & Vincx, 1988

Genus Cinctonema Cobb, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
Genus Crassolaimus Kreis, 1929 (taxon inquirendum, incertae sedis)
Genus Ungulilaimella Allgén, 1958 (taxon inquirendum, poor description)
  » Species Ungulilaimella bulbosa Allgén, 1958 (taxon inquirendum, poor description)

Genus Lamellipodium Allgen, 1958 accepted as Ungulilaimella Allgén, 1958 (lapsus by Tchesunov, 2014)
Genus Microlaimoides Hoeppli, 1926 accepted as Microlaimus de Man, 1880
Genus Nox Bussau, 1993 accepted as Bathynox Bussau & Vopel, 1999 (nomen nudum - not validly published)
  » Species Nox clavata Bussau, 1993 accepted as Bathynox clavata Bussau & Vopel, 1999 (unpublished name)
Genus Paracothonolaimus Schulz, 1932 accepted as Microlaimus de Man, 1880 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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. Microlaimidae Micoletzky, 1922. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=2171 on 2018-04-19
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taxonomy source Jensen, P. (1978). Revision of Microlaimidae, Erection of Molgolaimidae fam.n., and Remarks on the Systematic Position of Paramicrolaimus (Nematoda, Desmodorida). Zoologica Scripta. 7(1-4): 159-173., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1978.tb00599.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Armenteros, M.; Vincx, M.; Decraemer, W. (2010). Guitartia tridentata n. gen., n. sp. (Monhysterida: Xyalidae) and Macrodontium gaspari n. gen., n. sp. (Chromadorida: Microlaimidae), free-living marine nematodes from the Caribbean Sea. Nematology. 12 (3): 417-427. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Tchesunov, A. V. (2014). Chapter 7.13. Order Desmodorida De Coninck, 1965. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A. (ed.) Handbook of Zoology. Gastrotricha, Cycloneuralia, Gnathifera. Volume 2: Nematoda. 399-434. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Kovalyev, V.; Tchesunov, A. V. (2005). Taxonomic review of microlaimids with description of five species from the white Sea (Nematoda: Chromadoria). Zoosystematica Rossica. 14(1): 1-16. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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. Nematology Monographs & Perspectives. 2: 633-653. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Schmidt-Raesa, A. (Ed.). (2014). Handbook of Zoology. Gastrotricha, Cycloneuralia and Gnathifera: 2. Nematoda. Handbook of Zoology (2010) Walter De Gruyter: Berlin. 759 pp., available online at http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/180464 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Flint, H. C.; Copley, J. T. P.; Ferrero, T. J.; Van Dover, C. L. (2006). Patterns of nematode diversity at hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. Cah. Biol. Mar. 47: 365-370. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dinet, A.; Grassle, F.; Tunnicliffe, V. (1988). Premières observations sur la méiofaune des sites hydrothermaux de la dorsale Est-Pacifique (Guaymas, 21°N) et de l'Explorer Ridge. Oceanologica Acta.  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Vincx, M. (1990). Diversity of the nematode communities in the Southern Bight of the North Sea. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research. 25:181-188. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 IMIS[details]   

ecology source Vanreusel, A.; Vincx, M.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Gijselinck, W. (1992). Structural analysis of the meiobenthos communities of the shelf break area in two stations of the Gulf of Biscay (N.E. Atlantic). Belgian Journal of Zoology. 122(2):185-202. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Armenteros, M.; Vincx, M.; Decraemer, W. (2010). Guitartia tridentata n. gen., n. sp. (Monhysterida: Xyalidae) and Macrodontium gaspari n. gen., n. sp. (Chromadorida: Microlaimidae), free-living marine nematodes from the Caribbean Sea. Nematology. 12 (3): 417-427. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request]