Ingenia is a genus of marine nematode worms.[1][2] It belongs to a group that are mostly free-living[3] and which feed on diatoms and other algaes.[1]

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Enoplea
Order: Enoplida
Suborder: Tripyloidina
Family: Tripyloididae
Genus: Ingenia
Gerlach, 1957


  1. ^ a b Class Enoplea. Nemaplex: Nematode-Plant Expert Information System. University of California, Davis. Version October 9, 2012.
  2. ^ Phylum Nematoda. Nematode Classification. Department of Nematology. University of California, Riverside.
  3. ^ Bik, H. M., et al. (2010). Moving towards a complete molecular framework of the Nematoda: a focus on the Enoplida and early-branching clades. BMC Evol Biol. 10: 353.

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.