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Note: common names vary and are used differently in different parts of the world.
In some cases they are applied to a whole genus or even several genera.
The list below provides some alternatives.

Select the Genus or Genus and species corresponding to the common name

 

  Common Name Genus or Genus and species
A African Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne africana
  African Cotton Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne acronea
  Alfalfa Cyst Nematode Heterodera medicaginis
  Alfalfa Stem Nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci
  Allen's Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus alleni
  Amaranth Cyst Nematode Cactodera amaranthi
  Amaryllis Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus hippeastri
  American Dagger Nematode Xiphinema americanum
  Angolan Copffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne megadora
  Apple Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne mali
Aquatic Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne aquatilis
  Arden Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne ardenensis
  Artichoke Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne cynariensis
  Asian Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne citri
  Auckland Cyst Nematode Heterodera aucklandia
  Australian Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera australis
  Awl Nematode Dolichodorus
B Bamboo Cyst Nematode Heterodera koreana
  Banana Burrowing Nematode Radopholus similis
  Banana Spiral Nematode Helicotylenchus multicinctus
  Barley Cyst Nematode Heterodera hordecalis
  Barley Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne naasi
  Beachgrass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne sasseri
  Bean Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne phaseoli
  Bentgrass Nematode Anguina agrostis
  Birch Cyst Nematode Cactodera betulae
  Blueberry Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne carolinensis
  Boxwood Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus vulnus
  Boxwood Spiral Nematode Rotylenchus buxophilus
  Brazilian  (Pyroid) Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne exigua
  British Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne artiellia
  Bud and Leaf Nematode Aphelenchoides
  Bud Nematode Aphelenchoides
  Bulb and Stem nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci
  Burrowing Nematode Radopholus
C Cabbage Cyst Nematode Heterodera cruciferae
  Cactus Cyst Nematode Cactodera
  Californian Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne californiensis
  Camellia Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne camelliae
  Carrot Cyst Nematode Heterodera carotae
  Carrot Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne polycephannulata
  Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera avenae
  Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera filipjevi
  Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera latipons
  Chambers' Dagger Nematode Xiphinema chambersi
  Chinese Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera sturhani
  Chinese Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne kongi
  Chinese Grape Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne vitis
  Chinese Peanut Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne panyuensis
  Chinese Potato Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne sinensis
  Chrysanthemum Foliar Nematode Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi
  Citrus Nematode Tylenchulus semipenetrans
  Citrus Spine Nematode Crossonema civellae
  Clover Cyst Nematode Heterodera trifolii
  Clover Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne trifoliophila
  Cobb's Awl Nematode Dolichodorus heterocephalus
  Cobb's Lance Nematode Hoplolaimus galeatus
  Cobb's Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus penetrans
  Cobb's Spiral Nematode Helicotylenchus multicinctus
  Coconut Palm Nematode Bursaphelenchus cocophilus
  Coffee Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus coffeae
  Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne exigua
  Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne coffeicola
  Columbia Lance Nematode Hoplolaimus columbus
  Columbia Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne chitwoodi
  Cordgrass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne spartinae
  Corn Cyst Nematode Heterodera zeae
  Corn Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus zeae
  Costa Rican Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne arabicida
  Costa Rica Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne lopezi
  Costa Rican Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne salasi
  Cotton Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne incognita
  Creeping Red Fescue Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne microtyla
  Crimp Nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
Crucian Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne cruciani
  Cyst Nematode Cactodera
  Cyst Nematode Globodera
  Cyst Nematode Heterodera
  Cyst Nematode Punctodera
  Cystoid Nematode Cryphodera
  Cystoid Nematode Meloidodera
D Dagger Nematode Xiphinema
  Dak Lak Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne daklakensis
  Donghai Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne donghaiensis
  Dropseed Gall Nematode Afrina sporoboliae
  Dune Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne dunensis
  Duyts's Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne duytsi
E Ear-cockle Nematode Anguina tritici
  El Salvador Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne izalcoensis
  Estonian Cyst Nematode Cactodera estonica
  Ethiopian Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne ethiopica
  European Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera avenae
  European Dagger Nematode Xiphinema diversicaudatum
F False Burrowing Nematode Pratylenchoides
  False Columbia Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne fallax
  False Root-knot Nematode Nacobbus
  False Sheath Nematode Hemicriconemoides affinis
  Fanzhi Potato Root-knot Nematode Melodogyne fanzhiensis
  Fern Nematode Aphelenchoides fragariae
  Fescue Leaf-gall Nematode Anguina graminis
  Fig Cyst Nematode Heterodera fici
  Filipjev's Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera filipjevi
  Foliar Nematode Aphelenchoides
  Foliar Nematode Aphelenchoides
  Fujian Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne fujianensis
  Fujian Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne mingnanica
G Ginger Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne thailandica
  Golden Nematode Globodera rostochiensis
  Goose Grass Cyst Nematode Vittatidera zeaphila
  Grass Cyst Nematode Heterodera mani
  Grass Root-gall Nematode Subanguina radicicola
  Grass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne graminis
  Grass Seed Nematode Anguina agrostis
Grass Seed-gall Nematode Anguina agrostis
Groundnut Pod Nematode Ditylenchus africanus
Groundnut Testa Nematode Aphelenchoides arachidis
Guava Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne enterolobii
H Holly Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne silvestris
  Hop Cyst Nematode Heterodera humuli
  Horsenettle Cyst Nematode Globodera virginiae
I Indian Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne brevicauda
  Indian Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne indica
  Indian Rice Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne triticoryzae
Intestinal Roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides
J Japanese Cyst Nematode Heterodera elachista
Japanese Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne ichinohei
  Javanese Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne javanica
  Jianyang Citrus Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne jianyangensis
  Jinan Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne jinanensis
K Kikuyu Grass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne kikuyensis
  Kiwifruit Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne aberrans
  Knotweed Cyst Nematode Cactodera weissi
  Kona Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne konaensis
  Korean Cyst Nematode Heterodera koreana
Krall Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne kralli
L Lance Nematode Hoplolaimus
  Leaf-gall Nematode Anguina
  Leaf-gall Nematode Anguina balsamophila
  Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus
  Lespedeza Cyst Nematode Heterodera lespedezae
  Luc's Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne luci
M Mangrove Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne mersa
  Maple Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne ovalis
  Maritime Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne maritima
  Marram Grass Cyst Nematode Heterodera arenaria
  Maryland Grass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne marylandi
  Meadow Nematode Pratylenchus pratensis
  Mediterranean Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera latipons
  Mediterranean Olive Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne baetica
  Mesquite Cystoid Nematode Meloidodera charis
  Michigan Grape Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne nataliei
  Moens's Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne moensi
  Morrocan Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne morrociensis
N Needle Nematode Longidorus
  Needle Nematode Paralongidorus
  Nightshade Gall Nematode Ditylenchus phyllobius
  Northern Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne hapla
  Nutgrass Cyst Nematode Heterodera cyperi
  Nutsedge Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne aegracyperi
O Oak Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne querciana
  Olive Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne lusitanica
  Otterson's Grass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne ottersoni
P Pacara Earpod Tree Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne enterolobii
  Pacific Shoot-gall Nematode Anguina pacificae
  Pale Cyst Nematode Globodera palida
  Parana Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne paranaensis
  Pea Cyst Nematode Heterodera goettingiana
Pea Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne pisi
  Peach Ring Nematode Mesocriconema xenoplax
  Peach Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne floridensis
  Peanut Pod Nematode Ditylenchus africanus
  Peanut Ring Nematode Mesocriconema ornatum
  Peanut Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne arenaria
  Peashrub Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne caraganae
  Pecan Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne partityla
  Pepper Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne piperi
  Petunia Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne petuniae
  Persian Sessile Nematode Cacopaurus pestis
  Pin Nematode Gracilacus
  Pin Nematode Paratylenchus
  Pine Cystoid Nematode Meloidodera floridensis
  Pine Needle Nematode Longidorus americanus
  Pine Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne megatyla
  Pine Sting Nematode Belonolaimus gracilis
  Pine Wilt Nematode Bursaphelenchus
  Pine Wilt Nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
  Pine Wood Nematode Bursaphelenchus
  Pinewood Nematode Bursaphelenchus mucronatus
  Pinewood Nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
  Potato Cyst Nematode Globodera palida
  Potato Cyst Nematode Globodera rostochiensis
  Potato Rot Nematode Ditylenchus destructor
  Potato-rot Nematode Ditylenchus destructor
  Puntarenas Coffee Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne lopezi
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R Red Ring Nematode Bursaphelenchus cocophilus
  Reniform Nematode Rotylenchulus
  Reniform Nematode Rotylenchulus reniformis
  Rice Root Nematode Hirschmanniella
  Rice Root Nematode Hirschmanniella oryzae
  Rice Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne graminicola
  Rice White-tip Nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
  Ring Nematode Criconema
  Ring Nematode Criconematidae
  Ring Nematode Criconemoides
  Ring Nematode Discocriconemella
  Ring Nematode Mesocriconema
  Ring Nematode Neolobocriconema
  Ring Nematode Nothocriconema
  Riverbank Cyst Nematode Heterodera riparia
  Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne
  Root-lesion Nematode Pratylenchus
  Round Cyst Nematode Globodera
  Ryegrass Cyst Nematode Heterodera mani
S Sand Pine Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne pini
  Scribner's Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus scribneri
Sealworn Pseudoterranova decipiens
Sedge Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne propora
  Seed-gall Nematode Afrina
  Seed-gall Nematode Anguina agrostis
  Seed-gall Nematode Anguina tritici
  Sessile Nematode Cacopaurus
  Seville Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne hispanica
  Sheath Nematode Hemicyliophora
  Sheathoid Nematode Hemicriconemoides
  Smartweed Cyst Nematode Cactodera weissi
  Smooth-headed Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus brachyurus
  Southern Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne incognita
  Southern Sting Nematode Ibipora lolii
  Soybean Cyst Nematode Heterodera glycines
  Spanish Olive Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne oleae
  Spartel Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne spartelensis
  Spike-rush Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne sewelli
  Spine Nematode Bakernema
  Spine Nematode Criconema
  Spiral Nematode Helicotylenchus
  Spiral nematode Rotylenchus
  Spiral Nematode Scutellonema
  Spring Crimp Nematode Aphelenchoides fragariae
  Stem and Bulb Nematode Ditylenchus
  Stem and Bulb Nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci
  Sting Nematode Belonolaimus
  Sting Nematode Ibipora lolii
  Strawberry Bud Nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
  Strawberry Spring Dwarf Nematode Aphelenchoides fragariae
  Strawberry Summer Dwarf Nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
  Strawberry Summer Dwarf Nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
  Stubby-root Nematode Allotrichodorus
  Stubby-root Nematode Monotrichodorus
  Stubby-root Nematode Paratrichodorus
  Stubby-root Nematode Trichodorus
  Stunt Nematode Merlinius
  Stunt Nematode Quinisulcius
  Stunt Nematode Tylenchorhynchus
  Subarctic Grass Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne subarctica
  Sugar Beet Cyst Nematode Heterodera schachtii
  Sugarbeet False Root-knot Nematode Nacobbus aberrans
  Sugarcane Cyst Nematode Heterodera sacchari
  Suginami Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne suginamiensis
  Surinam Rice Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne oryzae
  Swimbladder Nematode Cystidicola farionis
  Sycamore Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne platani
T Tadzhik Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne tadshikistanica
  Tea Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne brevicauda
  Testa Nematode Aphelenchoides arachidis
  Texas Peanut Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne haplanaria
  Thames' Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne thamesi
  Thorne's Cyst Nematode Cactodera thornei
  Thorne's Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus thornei
  Tobacco Cyst Nematode Globodera tabacum
  Tobacco Stunt Nematode Tylenchorhynchus claytoni
  Turkey-oak Root-knot Nematode Melodogyne christiei
  Turkmenistan Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne turkestanica
U Ustinov's Cyst Nematode Heterodera ustinovi
V Van der Vegte's Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne vandervegtei
W Walnut Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus vulnus
  Walnut Nematode Cacopaurus pestis
  Wheat Cockle Nematode Anguina tritici
  Wheat Nematode Anguina tritici
  Wheat Seed-gall Nematode Anguina tritici
  White Cyst Nematode Globodera palida
  White-tip Nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
  Willow Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne chosenia
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Y Yam Spiral Nematode Scutellonema bradys
  Yellow Beet Cyst Nematode Heterodera betae
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