Female tail has a mucron.
Female gonad with spermatheca and postuterine sac.
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Reported from Canada, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Greece,
China and US.
Vectored by Monochamus alternatus in Japan.
Intercepted in June, 1990 in test shipments of logs from
Siberia to California.
Occurs in the US (Dwinell, 1997)
Ref:. (Mamiya and Endo, 1979 - Nematologica).
in California Nematode Pest Rating System.
Recent concerns about plans to import raw lumber from Siberia
to mills in California and Oregon - subjected to intensive review
- a conflict of different interest groups.
Nematodes spread through axial and radial resin canals of pine
trees, feeding on epithelial cells.
Life cycle similar to that of B. mucronatus.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts