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Table 2 Percentages of nematode genera from seagrass beds and adjacent unvegetated sediments at Shihlang, Ludao

From: Meiofaunal communities in a tropical seagrass bed and adjacent unvegetated sediments with note on sufficient sample size for determining local diversity indices

Nematode genus Family Trophic type Seagrass Unvegetated
Acanthonchus Cyatholaimidae 2A 0.2 0.0
Alaimella Leptolaimidae 1A 0.1 0.0
Anticoma Anticomidae 1A 1.3 0.3
Bathyeurystomina Enchelidiidae 2B 0.2 0.0
Calyptronema Enchelidiidae 2B 0.2 0.0
Camacolaimus Leptolaimidae 2A 0.5 0.0
Chromadorina Chromadoridae 2A 1.1 0.0
Chromadorita Chromadoridae 2A 6.1 3.4
Daptonema Xyalidae 1B 21.2 23.3
Demonema Selachnematidae 2B 0.3 0.0
Desmodora Desmodoridae 2A 0.1 0.6
Desmodorella Desmodoridae 2A 0.0 0.3
Desmolaimus Linhomoeidae 1B 1.2 0.3
Dichromadora Chromadoridae 2A 0.0 0.6
Diodontolaimus Leptolaimidae 2A 1.1 0.0
Elzalia Xyalidae 1B 0.8 0.3
Epsilonema Epsilonematidae 1A 1.7 2.0
Eubostrichus Desmodoridae 1A 0.0 1.1
Eurystomina Enchelidiidae 2B 0.2 0.3
Filoncholaimus Oncholaimidae 2B 0.1 0.0
Gammanema Selachnematidae 2B 0.2 0.3
Graphonema Chromadoridae 2A 0.0 6.0
Halalaimus Oxystominidae 1A 0.5 0.0
Halaphanolaimus Leptolaimidae 1A 0.2 0.0
Halichoanolaimus Selachnematidae 2B 0.4 0.9
Leptolaimus Leptolaimidae 1A 0.5 0.0
Longicyatholaimus Cyatholaimidae 2A 0.0 22.1
Megadesmolaimus Linhomoeidae 1B 0.5 0.0
Mesacanthion Thoracostomopsidae 2B 0.1 3.2
Metachromadora Desmodoridae 2A 4.9 0.9
Metalinhomoeus Linhomoeidae 1B 3.0 0.0
Meyersia Oncholaimidae 2B 0.5 0.3
Microlaimus Microlaimidae 2A 0.2 0.0
Molgolaimus Desmodoridae 1A 0.9 0.0
Neochromadora Chromadoridae 2A 2.5 0.0
Odontanticoma Anticomidae 2A 0.1 0.0
Oncholaimus Oncholaimidae 2B 2.0 1.4
Oxystomina Oxystominidae 1A 0.0 0.6
Paracyatholaimus Cyatholaimidae 2A 0.9 0.0
Paralinhomoeus Linhomoeidae 1B 7.4 3.4
Perspiria Desmodoridae 2A 13.4 0.6
Phanoderma Phanodermatidae 2A 0.2 0.0
Phanodermella Phanodermatidae 1A 0.2 0.0
Pomponema Cyatholaimidae 2A 0.6 2.0
Prochromadorella Chromadoridae 2A 0.4 0.6
Promonhystera Xyalidae 1B 0.1 0.0
Pseudocella Leptsomatidae 2A 0.3 0.0
Pseudochromadora Desmodoridae 2A 5.9 1.7
Pseudonchus Desmodoridae 2B 0.0 1.7
Rhinema Monoposthiidae 2A 0.9 0.0
Robbea Desmodoridae 1A 8.1 0.6
Spilophorella Chromadoridae 2A 2.6 4.3
Spirinia Desmodoridae 2A 0.5 14.7
Steineria Xyalidae 1B 0.9 0.0
Symplocostoma Enchelidiidae 2B 0.1 0.0
Symplocostomella Enchelidiidae 2B 0.1 0.0
Synonchus Leptsomatidae 2A 0.1 0.0
Thalassironus Ironidae 2B 0.0 0.9
Thalassomonhystera Monhysteridae 1A 0.1 0.0
Theristus Xyalidae 1B 3.2 0.0
Trichotheristus Xyalidae 1B 0.0 0.3
Vasostoma Comesomatidae 2A 0.0 0.3
Viscosia Oncholaimidae 2B 1.7 0.9
  1. The percentages of the ten most dominant nematode genera for both habitats are shown in italics. Trophic type: 1A, selective deposit feeder; 1B, non-selective deposit feeder; 2A, epistrate feeder; 2B, predator or omnivore.