Aphelenchidae

plural noun
Aph·​e·​len·​chi·​dae | \ ˌafəˈleŋkəˌdē \

Definition of Aphelenchidae

: a family of soil-dwelling and plant-parasitic nematodes (superfamily Rhabditoidea) sometimes regarded as constituting a distinct superfamily nearly related to Tylenchoidea — see aphelenchoides

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History and Etymology for Aphelenchidae

New Latin, from Aphelenchus, type genus + -idae

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“Aphelenchidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aphelenchidae. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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