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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.
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Lima AR, Kumagai AF, Neto FCC (2013) Morphological and biological observations on the stick insect Tithonophasma tithonus (Gray, 1835) (Phasmida: Pseudophasmatidae: Pseudophasmatinae).
Para este genero se conocen siete especies la cuales se distribuyen en Colombia, Ecuador y Bolivia (CONLE et al., 2011, Phasmida Species File Online).
Recent inquiries to a number of experienced resident naturalists and nature photographers attentive to insects has revealed fourteen records of Phasmida over the past 22 years.
Yet, in only one season of sampling, examination of culled parts recorded 29 species of prey not previously reported in the literature, including 10 families and the order Phasmida (Table 1).
Ho GWC (2014) On the discovery of male Paragongylopus sinensis Chen and He, 1997 and the first report of Paragongylopus plaumanni Zompro, 2000 from China (Phasmida: Diapheromeridae: Pachymorphinae: Gratidiini).
A morphological study of Timema cristinae Vickery with implications for the phylogenetics of Phasmida. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 46: 149-162.
2008; Chert & He 2008; Ho 2013; Phasmida Species File online by Brock 2012).
Within the order Phasmida, the mainly winged subfamily Necrosciinae consists of 617 species in 66 genera (Phasmida Species File online), mainly distributed over Asia and also Australasia.
So far, researchers working on other taxonomic groups, such as Plecoptera, Blattodea, Mantodea, Phasmida, Aphidomorpha, Psocodea, and Coreoidea, are extensively using the software.