Family TYLENCHULIDAE

                                     Rev 01/31/2023

Classification:

     Nematoda

Rhabditida

Tylenchina

                         Tylenchuloidea
        

 Tylenchulidae Skarbilovich, 1947
     

Former Synonyms:
      Paratylenchidae Thorne, 1949
      Sphaeronematidae Raski & Sher, 1952
      Meloidoderitidae Kir'yanova & Pogosyan, 1973
      Tylenchocriconematidae Raski & Siddiqui, 1975

The

Morphology and Anatomy:

  • Female body slender, swollen or globose. 
  • Cuticle thin and annulated except swollen forms may have fine punctations or minute tubercles. 
  • Lateral field present, not visible on swollen forms. 
  • Labial framework weak. 
  • Deirids rarely present. 
  • Stylet delicate. 
  • Esophagus with amalgamated pro-metacorpus or with slightly swollen procorpus, distinct metacorpus,
         isthmus, and pyriform glandular region. 
  • Male feeding apparatus degenerate.
  • Caudal alae absent in males. 
  • Near sedentary to sedentary obligate parasites of higher plants.
  • Ref:

    Maggenti, Luc, Raski, Fortuner & Geraert, Rev. Nematol. 10(2):135-142 (1987).

    Ghaderi, R., Geraert, E., Karegar, A. 2016. TheTylenchulidae of the World. Acadewmia Press, Ghent, Belgium

    Raski, D.J. and Luc, M. 1987. A reapraisal of Tylenchina (Nemata) 10. The superfamily Criconematidea Taylor, 1936., Rev. Nematol. 10: 409-444..

     

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