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phasmid

 [faz´mid]
either of the two caudal chemoreceptors occurring in certain nematodes (Phasmidia).
any nematode containing phasmids.

phas·mid

(faz'mid),
1. One of a pair of caudal chemoreceptors seen in nematodes of the class Secernentasida (Phasmidia).
2. Common name for a member of the class Phasmidia, now Secernentasida.

phasmid

/phas·mid/ (faz´mid)
1. either of the two caudal chemoreceptors occurring in certain nematodes (Phasmidia).
2. any nematode containing phasmids.

phasmid

either of the two caudal chemoreceptors occurring in certain nematodes (Phasmidia).
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dagger] The Order Phasmida is referred to by some authors as Order Phasmatodea.
Cost of autotomy in the Phasmida species with low autotomy frequency.
2008; Chert & He 2008; Ho 2013; Phasmida Species File online by Brock 2012).
At present count, there are ~24,300 known orthopteran species and ~3,500 known phasmatids (Orthoptera Species File, Phasmida Species File), with many more species likely to be unearthed with the continued progression of molecular phylogenetic studies in coming years.
The purpose of the present paper is to bring the taxonomy of Phasmida into accordance with the requirements of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999).