Paragordius obamai

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Female worm (brown) in the process of laying egg strings (white) containing eggs: (A) showing trilobed posterior end; (B) a worm and about 15% of total lifetime egg production. Scale bars = 2 mm.


Taxonavigation: Chordodea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Cycloneuralia
Cladus: Nematoida
Phylum: Nematomorpha
Classis: Gordioida
Ordo: Chordodea

Familia: Paragordiidae
Genus: Paragordius
Species: Paragordius obamai


Paragordius obamai Hanelt, Bolek & Schmidt-Rhaesa, 2012

  • Type locality: Kenya, Nyanza Province, Kasabong stream, 2km north of Winam Bay, Lake Victoria, 1170m altitude
  • Holotype: ZMH V13265


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