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Bolbolaimus Cobb, 1920

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  1. Species Bolbolaimus brevis Gagarin & Thanh, 2019
  2. Species Bolbolaimus chitwoodi (Gerlach, 1950) Jensen, 1978
  3. Species Bolbolaimus crassiceps (Gerlach, 1953) Jensen, 1978
  4. Species Bolbolaimus leptus Gagarin & Nguyen Vu Thanh, 2019
  5. Species Bolbolaimus major Wen, Huixin, Yanwei & Chunming, 2023
  6. Species Bolbolaimus obesus Phan Ke Long, Gagarin, Nguyen Dinh Tu, Nguyen Thi Xuan Phuong & Nguyen Vu Thanh, 2017
  7. Species Bolbolaimus parvus Gagarin & Nguyen Vu Thanh, 2019
  8. Species Bolbolaimus punctatus Cobb, 1920
  9. Species Bolbolaimus riemanni (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
  10. Species Bolbolaimus teutonicus (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
  11. Species Bolbolaimus tongaensis Leduc, 2016
  12. Species Bolbolaimus wieseri (Hopper, 1961) Jensen, 1978
  13. Species Bolbolaimus dentatus (Allgén, 1935) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus dentatus (Allgén, 1935) Sergeeva, 1976 op. Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  14. Species Bolbolaimus denticulatus Gerlach, 1953 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus denticulatus (Gerlach, 1953) Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005
  15. Species Bolbolaimus longisetosus (Jensen, 1985) Muthumbi et al., 1995 accepted as Desmodora (Bolbonema) longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) accepted as Bolbonema longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) Verschelde et al., 1998 (Erratum in Muthumbi et al. (1995). Also see Verschelde et al. (1998) and Leduc & Verschelde (2015))
  16. Species Bolbolaimus murinae (Sergeeva, 1976) Jensen, 1978 accepted as Pseudomicrolaimus murinae Sergeeva, 1976 (later revision (Kovalyev & Tchesunov, 2005))
  17. Species Bolbolaimus pellucidus Cobb, 1920 accepted as Chromaspirina pellucida (Cobb, 1920) Luc & Deconinck, 1959
  18. Species Bolbolaimus sp. Riemann, 1966 accepted as Bolbolaimus riemanni (Riemann, 1966) Jensen, 1978
  19. Species Bolbolaimus abebei Muthumbi, 1999 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  20. Species Bolbolaimus amabilis de Man, 1922 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  21. Species Bolbolaimus bahari Muthumbi, 1999 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  22. Species Bolbolaimus cobbi Chitwood, 1937 (1938) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, brackish
Cobb, N. A. (1920). One hundred new nemas (type species of 100 new genera). <em>Contributions to a science of nematology.</em> 9: 217-343., available online at
page(s): 100 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Bolbolaimus Cobb, 1920. Accessed at: on 2024-05-28
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original description Cobb, N. A. (1920). One hundred new nemas (type species of 100 new genera). <em>Contributions to a science of nematology.</em> 9: 217-343., available online at
page(s): 100 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Kovalyev, V.; Tchesunov, A. V. (2005). Taxonomic review of microlaimids with description of five species from the white Sea (Nematoda: Chromadoria). <em>Zoosystematica Rossica.</em> 14(1): 1-16. [details]  Full text PDF 

taxonomy source Jensen, P. (1978). Revision of Microlaimidae, Erection of Molgolaimidae fam.n., and Remarks on the Systematic Position of Paramicrolaimus (Nematoda, Desmodorida). <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 7(1-4): 159-173., available online at [details]  Full text PDF 

taxonomy source Tchesunov, A. V. (2014). Chapter 7.13. Order Desmodorida De Coninck, 1965. <em>In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A. (ed.) Handbook of Zoology. Gastrotricha, Cycloneuralia, Gnathifera. Volume 2: Nematoda.</em> 399-434. [details]  Full text PDF 

basis of record Free living Nematodes of the North Sea [details]   

additional source Venekey, V.; Fonseca-Genevois, V.; Santos, P. J. P. (2010). Biodiversity of free-living marine nematodes on the coast of Brazil: a review. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2568: 39–66. [details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at [details]   

additional source Various Authors (2000). Nematode filing cabinet of the Marine Biology Section Ugent - in combination with the NemasLan Ms-Access database (published on CD-Rom, 2000) (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Armenteros, M.; Vincx, M.; Decraemer, W. (2010). Guitartia tridentata n. gen., n. sp. (Monhysterida: Xyalidae) and Macrodontium gaspari n. gen., n. sp. (Chromadorida: Microlaimidae), free-living marine nematodes from the Caribbean Sea. <em>Nematology.</em> 12 (3): 417-427. (look up in IMIS[details]  Full text PDF 

additional source Miljutin, D. M.; Gad, G.; Miljutina, M. M.; Mokievsky, V. O.; Fonseca-Genevois, V.; Esteves, A. M. (2010). The state of knowledge on deep-sea nematode taxonomy: how many valid species are known down there?. <em>Marine Biodiversity.</em> 40(3): 143-159., available online at [details]  Full text PDF 

new combination reference Luc, M.; De Coninck, L. A. (1959). Nématodes libres marins de la région de Roscoff. <em>Archs Zool. exp. gén.</em> 98: 103-165.
note: Bolbolaimus was synonymized by Luc & De Coninck (1959) with Chromaspirina Filipjev, 1918. Lately, Jensen (1978)argued that Bolbolaimus has to be assigned to Microlaimidae. [details]  Full text PDF 

ecology source Raes, M.; De Troch, M.; Ndaro, S. G. M.; Muthumbi, A.; Guilini, K.; Vanreusel, A. (2007). The structuring role of microhabitat type in coral degradation zones: a case study with marine nematodes from Kenya and Zanzibar. <em>Coral Reefs.</em> 26 (1): 13-126. [details]  Full text PDF 

ecology source Derycke, S.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Rigaux, A.; Backeljau, T.; Moens, T. (2010). Exploring the Use of Cytochrome Oxidase c Subunit 1 (COI) for DNA Barcoding of Free-Living Marine Nematodes. <em>PLoS ONE.</em> 5(10): e13716., available online at [details]  Full text PDF 

identification resource Wen, G.; Huixin, L.; Yanwei, L.; Chunming, W. (2023). Description of Bolbolaimus major sp. nov. (Nematoda), from the Yellow Sea, China and phylogenetic analysis in Microlaimidae. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 5353(2): 176-186., available online at [details]  Full text PDF 
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