Genus Psilenchus

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ORDER RHABDITIDA
INFRAORDER TYLENCHOMORPHA
            Family Tylenchidae
                        Genus Psilenchus

 

Genus Psilenchus deMan, 1921
“With morphological characters of the subfamily.  Ovaries two.  Median bulb of esophagus at, or usually poterior to, middle of esophagus.  Tails clavate or cylindroid to small, rounded terminus.  Outlet of dorsal esophageal gland usually, but not always, near base of spear.” From Powers and Mullin website http://nematode.unl.edu/

Psilenchus hilarus
           

 

References:

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