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Nematode

Scientific Name
Aphelenchoides sp.
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Taxonomy
(Nematoda: Tylenchida: Aphelenchoididae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
0 NZ - Unknown
Reliability
High
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Zeng Zhao Landcare Research
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Diagnostic Notes
Lip region continuous or slightly set off. Lateral fields usually with 4 incisures. Spear slender, with or without weak knobs. Median bulb spheroid, usually about as wide as neck cavity. Basal part of esophagus extended back in a long lobe. Hemizonid posterior to excretory pore. Ovary outstretched. Posterior uterine branch usually present. Males without bursa or gubernaculum. Terminus bluntly rounded, often bearing a mucro. Phasmids usually obscure, located near terminus. (Thorne & Malek 1968; Powers & Mullin website http://nematode.unl.edu/).
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (Nematode collection held by Zeng Zhao at Landcare Research)
Author
Zhao, Zeng Qi & Crosby, T.K.
Created
03/07/2012 11:45 AEST
Last Updated
19/03/2014 19:35 AEST
Citation
Zhao, Zeng Qi & Crosby, T.K. (2012) Nematode (Aphelenchoides sp.) Updated on 3/19/2014 7:35:05 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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