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

Monoposthia costata (Bastian, 1865)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Monoposthiade Man, 1889accepted genus name


original description

Bastian, H. C. (1865): Monograph of the Anguillulidae, or Free Nematoids, Marine, Land, and Freshwater; with Descriptions of 100 New Species The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Volume XXV. Part II:73-184

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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database

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

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)





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Vincx, M. (2014). Monoposthia costata (Bastian, 1865). 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:121104




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