Afrina wevelli has 10 or more lines
in the lateral field
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
South Africa and ????
galls on the seeds of the
(Schrad.) Nees in South Africa and is a problem for the grass seed export
Eragrostis curvula cv Ermelo - weeping love grass
Seed galls contain eggs, second-stage juveniles and adults. Galls soften
when placed in water, emerged juveniles remained alive in water for 35 days
(van den Berg, 1985).
Induces dark brown to black, shrivelled seed galls.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
Brzeski, M. W. 1981. The
genera of Anguinidae (Nematoda, Tylenchida).
Rev. Nematol. 4:23-34.
Van den Berg, E. 1985.
Notes on the genus Afrina
(Brzeski, 1981) Anguinidae: Nematoda) with description
of new and known species. Phytophylactica 17:69-79.