Aphelenchoides hunti




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Aphelenchoides hunti Steiner, 1935

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Morphology and Anatomy:


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Feeds well as a fungivore on Alternaria sp. (Steiner and Christie, 1939)


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The following are listed as hosts in various literature sources (Goodey et al., 1965):

Ipomoea sp. L. Morning Glory
Lilium tigrinum L.
Physalis aequata  Ground Cherry
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Goodey, J. B., M. T. Franklin, and D. J. Hooper. 1965. T. Goodey's: The Nematode Parasites of Plants Catalogued Under Their Hosts. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Farnham Royal, Bucks, England. Third Edition

Steiner, G. and Christie, J.R. 1939. Nematodes observed on diseased rhizomes of ginger from Peru. Proceedings Helm. Soc. Washington 6:26-29.
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Revised: November 19, 2019.