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Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Introverta > Nematoida > Nematoda (nematode worms) > Chromadorea > Chromadoria > Rhabditida > Rhabditina > Diplogasteromorpha > Diplogasteridae

Nematode worms that are parasites of agaonid fig wasps.


  • Giblin-Davis, R.M.; Center, B.J.; Nadel, H.; Frank, J.H. and Ramirez, B.W. 1995. Nematodes associated with fig wasps, Pegoscapus spp. (Agaonidae), and syconida of native Floridan figs (Ficus spp.). Journal of Nematology. 27(1):1-14.

  • Poinar, G.O. jr. 1979. Parasitodiplogaster sycophilon gen.n., sp.n. (Diplogasteridae: Nematoda), a parasite of Elisabethiella stuckenbergi (Agaonidae: Hymenoptera) in Rhodesia. Proceedings. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Amsterdam (C). 82:375-381.

  • Poinar, G.O. jr & Herre, E.A. 1991. Speciation and adaptive radiation in the fig wasp nematode, Parasitodiplogaster in Panama. Revue de Nematologie. 14(3):361-374.


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