Dolichodorus nigeriensis Luc
& Caveness, 1963
Excretory pore level with center of median bulb
Basal esophageal bulb elongate-pyriform. Not overlapping intestine. .
Ovaries paired, outstretched, spermathecae present.
Tail tapering abruptly then elongate conoid.
Male: Similar to female.
and gubernaculum slightly arcuate.
Males have unique caudal alae,
well-developed. Tail tip not bifurcate.
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Recorded soil in grassy area, 15 miles west of Ilugun-Orile, on the
Ilugun-Igbo-Ora road. Ibadan Province-West Nigeria
Ectoparasite mainly at root tip; nematode has long stylet.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:
Luc, M., Caveness, F.E. 1963. Dolichodorus
nigeriensis n. sp. (Nematoda Dolichodoridae). Proceedings of the
Helmithological Society of Washington 30:297-299.