Dolichodorus aquaticus Doucet,
Excretory pore at mid-level of isthmus.
Basal esophageal bulb elongate-pyriform. Not overlapping intestine.
Vulva a transverse slit with a pair of opposing
sclerotized pieces in lateral view.
Ovaries paired, outstretched, spermathecae
Tail elongate conoid.
Male: Similar to female, except for
Males have unique caudal alae,
well-developed. Tail tip bifurcate.
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Recorded from around roots of Bromus sp. in soil saturated with
water, Cordoba, Argentina.
Ectoparasite mainly at root tip; nematode has long stylet.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:
Doucet, M.E. 1985. Description de Dolichodorus
aquaticus n. sp. (Nematoda: Dolichodoridae). Nematologica 31:143-150.