Pelodera

Pelodera

a genus of nematodes in the family Rhabditida.

Pelodera strongyloides
a freeliving worm which invades broken skin, usually from damp and infected bedding. Causes pelodera dermatitis.
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Food consumption of the free- living aquatic nematode Pelodera chttwoodt.
En el mismo orden Rhabditida, tambien se encontraron las familias Diplogasteridae con los generos Acrostichus (Figura 6) y Diplogaster (Figura 7); la familia Rhabditidae con los generos Mesorhabditis (Figura 8), Pelodera (Figura 9), Protorhabditis (Figura 10) y Rhabditis (Figura 11); y la familia Teratocephalidae con el genero Metateratocephalus (Figura 12).
Other specimens Carta has identified were collected from more exotic locales, including rural sites in Uzbekistan, where collaborators found species of Pelodera nematodes in the heads, abdomens, and legs of dead or sick Turkestan termites.
Role of oxygen in effecting survival and activity of Pelodera punctana (Rhabididae) from sewerage sludge.