Hemicriconemoides strictathecatus




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           Hemicriconemoides strictathecatus Esser, 1960

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Morphology and Anatomy:


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Hemicriconemoides strictathecatus was described from coconut palms (Cocos nucifera L.) in Key West, Florida, USA (Esser, 1960). It.is reported from western Panama.

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Economic Importance:



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Ectoparasite of plant roots

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Coconut (Cocos nucifera)

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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.

Esser, R.P. 1960. Three additional species in the genus Hemicriconemoides Chitwood & Birchfield, 1957 (Nemata: Tylenchida). Nematologica 5, 64-71.

Van den Berg, E., L.R. Tiedt, R.N. Inserra, J.D. Stanley, N. Vovlas, J.E. Palomares-Rius, P. Castillo, S.A. Subbotin. 2015. Characterisation of a topotype and other populations of Hemicriconemoides strictathecatus Esser, 1960. (Nematoda: Criconematidae) from Florida with description of H. phoenicis sp. n. from the USA. Nematology 17:265-300.

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Copyright 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: January 11, 2022 .