Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Nematoda > Class Adenophorea > Subclass Chromadoria > Order Desmodorida > Suborder Desmodorina > Superfamily Microlaimoidea > Family Microlaimidae > Genus Microlaimus

Microlaimus ostracion Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1935

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Microlaimusde Man, 1880accepted genus name
Calomicrolaimus Lorenzen, 1976 synonym


original description

Schuurmans Stekhoven Jr., J.H. (1935). Additional notes to my monographs on the freeliving marine nemas of the Belgian coast I and II, written in collaboration with W. Adam and L.A. De Coninck, with some remarks on the ecology of Belgian nemas. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique = Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België, 72 Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België: Brussel. 36, 5 plates pp.

basis of record

De Smet, G.; Vincx, M.; Vanreusel, A.; Vanhove, S.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Steyaert, M. (2001). Nematoda - free living, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 161-174

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)

additional source

Jensen, P. (1976) Free-living marine nematodes from a sublittoral station in the North Sea off the Belgian Coast Biol. Jaarb. Dodonaea, 44: 231-255

additional source

Coomans, A. (1989). Overzicht van de vrijlevende nematofauna van België (Nematoda). [The freeliving nematofauna of Belgium: a review.] Pp 43-56 in Wouters, K.; Baert, L. (Ed.): Invertebraten van België = Invertébrés de Belgique: Verhandelingen van het Symposium "Invertebraten van België" = Comptes rendus du Symposium "Invertébrés de Belgique" = Proceedings of the Symposium "Invertebrates of Belgium". Brussel, 25-26 november 1988. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussel, Belgium

additional source

Deprez, T. et al. (2005). NeMys - Generic Taxonomic Database System on Mysida and Nematoda. World Wide Web electronic publication





External Links



Vincx, M. (2014). Microlaimus ostracion Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1935. In: Deprez, T. et al. (2005). NeMys. World list of free-living nematodes. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:121089




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