Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Reported from Malawi in inflorescences of Hyparrhenia collina and
other Hyparrhenia spp.
Seed gall nematodes are quarantine pests in many countries.
Ectoparasitic on young leaves and endoparasites in developing seed
Seed galls with female nematodes occurred in 6 species of
Some galls with adults and viable eggs did not contain males, so the
function of males is uncertain.
Inflorescences of Hyparrhenia become clumped together to form a "witches
Early nsymptoms are crinking along at edges of young leaves, then
internodes in inflorescence become shortened and number of flowers
Developing seeds in inflorescences become small, brownish-green
seed galls, much smaller than healthy seeds (Corbett, 1966).
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
Brzeski, M. W. 1981. The
genera of Anguinidae (Nematoda, Tylenchida).
Rev. Nematol. 4:23-34
Corbett, D.C.M. 1966. Central African nematodes
III. Anguina hyparrheniae n.sp. associated with 'wioches' broom oh
Hyparrhenia spp. Nematologica 12:280-286.