Inserra, Stanley, Troccoli, Chitambar & Subbotin, 2013
Ref: Inserra et al., 2013
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Recorded from sandy soil in Marion and Polk counties in cental and north
Florida, USA associated with Saint Augustine grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum)
and Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon).
Occurs in golf courses and sod farms but level of damage unknown.
Migratory ectoparasite of plant roots.
Sexually reproducing, males common, sperm observed in spermatheca.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:
Inserra, R. N., Stanley, J.D., Troccoli, A., Chitambar, J., Subbotin, S.A.
2013. Hemicaloosia vagisclera n. sp. (Nematoda: Caloosiidae) from
Bermuda grass in Florida and its phylogenetic relationships with other
criconematids. Nematology 15: 23-39.