Biogeography of Free-Living Soil Nematodes from the Perspective of Plate Tectonics

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Science  06 Aug 1976:
Vol. 193, Issue 4252, pp. 508-510
DOI: 10.1126/science.193.4252.508


In this first biogeographical synthesis based on the morphology and known distribution of a group of free-living soil nematodes, data indicate a pre-Jurassic origin followed by West Gondwanaland radiation for some genera and Laurasian radiation for others.