Genus Panagrolaimus

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ORDER RHABDITIDA
INFRAORDER PANAGROLAIMOMORPHA
            Family Panagrolaimidae
                        Genus Panagrolaimus

Genus Panagrolaimus
Fuchs, 1930
  Synonym:  Neocephalobus Steiner, 1929 (Steiner, 1934)
                   Cephalobus (Neocephalobus) Steiner, 1929
                     Procepalobus Steiner, 1934
                   Panagrodontus Thorne, 1937
                   Panagrolaimodies Ivanova, 1958
 “Definition:  Panagrolaiminae.  3 or 6 lips, amalgamated or more or less separate; 2 circlets of lip papillae present.  Cheilostom rounded triangular, almost hexagonal in section; its rhabdions usually absent.  When present they are hexagonal in section.  Metastom usually with a tooth or teeth on dorsal segment and sometimes denticles on subventral segments.  Oesophagus panagrolaimoid; anterior part cylindrical, isthmus shorter than anterior part.  Gonads panagrolaimoid, the ovary tip being reflexed past the vulva almost as far as the anus.  Post-vulval sac about a body-width long.” From Goodey 1963 and Powers and Mullin website http://nematode.unl.edu/
 
http://kbn.ifas.ufl.edu/cephalob/cepfig36.gif

 

References:

Goodey T. and J.B. Goodey. 1963. Soil and Freshwater Nematodes.  Butler and Tanner Ltd, London, Great Britain

Nguyen, Khuong B. 2006. Nematology website in the University of Florida.  http://kbn.ifas.ufl.edu/cephalob/cephakey.htm

Powers T. and P. Mullin. Plant and Insect Parasitic Nematodes. University of Nebraska Nematology Website. http://nematode.unl.edu/
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