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Some likely arrived in North America with agricultural products brought over with early settlers or more recent imports. Some likely are native nematodes in North America.
The tapeworm is a ubiquitous parasite found throughout the world.
These extraordinary nematodes are native to the United States, and they are parasites of large crickets.
Most species of land planarians in North America are imported. One serious pest species in Europe is native to the Australian region, and most often the mode of transport is thought to be potted foliage plants. Bipalium kewense is believed to have originated in Southeast Asia.
There likely are many native species of these nematodes and other brought into North America with imported plant materials.
There are many species of root knot nematodes in North America, some likely native to this region.
Native to Europe but introduced to North America and now found throughout the continent.