Genus Wilsonema

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ORDER PLECTIDA
                Family Plectidae
                        Genus Wilsonema

 

Genus Wilsonema
Cobb, 1913
Synonym:  Bitholinema de Coninck, 1931

“Definition:  Similar in many respects to Plectus but the head end has 6 cirri from the outer edges of the dorsal and ventral lips, the middle ones being prolonged backwards as lamellae on the body surface.  These projections may be plain or pinnately divided.  Caudal glands and terminal duct present.” From Goodey, 1963 and Powers and Mullin website http://nematode.unl.edu/


References:

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

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