Isthmus may be separated from glandular bulb by a constriction.
may or may not overlap the beginning of the intestine.
Females: Mature females swollen or not swollen.
Oocytes of Subanguina are in two rows, not as multiple rows
arranged around a rachis as in Anguina; columned uterus with four
long rows of cells (about eight/twelve cells per row).
Bursa medium sized to long, but not reaching tail end.
[Ref: Fortuner and Maggenti,
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Europe, North America
Endoparasite of grass roots. Subanguina radicicola differs
from related taxa by forming galls on roots rather than above-ground plant
Form galls on roots of grasses and cereals.
Galls on Poa annua roots, Photograph by Corey Almack
Causes extensive galling of roots of Poa annua,
especially in the upper cm of soil.
slender, often twisted in appearance. Dissection of galls releases hundreds
of eggs as well as mature male and female nematodes (Nitkowski and
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
Fortuner and Maggenti
1987. Rev. Nematol. 10:163-176.
Mai, W.F. and P.G. Mullin, 1996. Plant-parasitic Nematodes: A
pictorial key to genera. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca. 277p