Criconema mutabile

 

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Rev 11/05/2019

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Classification:

    Tylenchida
      Tylenchina
       Criconematoidea
        Criconematidae

Criconema mutabile Taylor, 1936

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Morphology and Anatomy:

Criconema mutabile. This ring nematode species is smaller in size than Mesocriconema xenoplax, permitting it to thrive in some medium-textured soils. 

Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:

 
 
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Distribution:

Distribution of C. mutabile is not known.

 

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Economic Importance:

D-rated pests in California.

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Feeding:

Ectoparasite.

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Hosts:

It occurs on a wide variety of hosts, including cotton and Prunus spp.

For an extensive host range list for this species, click
 
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Life Cycle:

 

Ecophysiological Parameters:

For Ecophysiological Parameters for this species, click If species level data are not available, click for genus level parameters
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Damage:

It is just as damaging to Prunus spp. as Mesocriconema xenoplax (McKenry et al., 1990). 

 

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Management:

 

Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:

For plants reported to have some level of resistance to this species, click

 

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References:

 

Copyright 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: November 05, 2019.