Hemicriconemoides wessoni




Rev 01/17/2021

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           Hemicriconemoides wessoni Chitwood and Birchfield, 1957

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Morphology and Anatomy:


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Hemicriconemoides wessoni is reported from southeastern US, including Florida and Georgia.

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Economic Importance:

Causes damage to turf grasses in Florida.


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Ectoparasite of plant roots

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Turf grasses.

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Life Cycle:

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Dasgupta, D.R., D.J. Raski and S.D. Van Gundy 1969. Revision of the genus Hemicriconemoides Chitwood and Birchfield, 1957 ( Nematoda: Criconematidae). J. Nematology 1:126-145.

Van den Berg, E., Tiedt, L.R., Inserra, R.N., Stanley, J.D., Vovlas, N., Palomares Rius, J.E., Castillo, P., Subbotin, S.A. 2014. Morphological and molecular charcterisation of some Hemicriconemaodes species (Nematoda: Criconematidae) together with a phylogeny of the genus. Nematology 16:519-553.

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Copyright 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: January 17, 2021 .