Nematode Worksheet

Nematode Worksheet
Name _______________________________________
1. Nematode Classification (complete the diagram)
Kingdom: ____________________
Phylum: _______________________
(Number of species = _>___)
2. The common name for the phylum Nemotoda are the _______________
3. List in detail the characteristics of the Nematoda phylum.
4. Most roundworms are free living on land, in freshwater and marine water. However, several are
economically important because they are parasites in animals and plants. Complete the following
table on roundworm parasites in man:
Parasitic Roundworms in Man – What organs do they contact and how are they spread (distributed)
Filarial worm (Elephantiasis):
Loa loa:
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