Tylenchidae

plural noun
Ty·​len·​chi·​dae | \-kəˌdē\

Definition of Tylenchidae 

: a family of soil-dwelling or plant-parasitic phasmid nematode worms (superfamily Tylenchoidea) related to the Heteroderidae but usually having a bursa in the male — see tylenchulus , tylenchus — compare heterodera

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History and Etymology for Tylenchidae

New Latin, from Tylenchus, type genus + -idae

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