THREE NEW SPECIES IN THE SUPERFAMILY BUNONEMATOIDEA (RHABDITIDA) FROM INDIA

T. A. Huseni, I. Agmad, N. S. Firdausi

Abstract


Three new species in the superfamily Bunonematoidea are described and illustrated. Bunonema irregularis sp.n. has L = 0.21-0.28 mm; a = 15.0-19.5; b = 3.1-4.0; c = 11.5-17.4; V = 55-59 and resembles B. reticulatum Richters, 1905, B. multipapillatum Stefanski, 1914, B. steineri Stefanski, 1924 and B. pustulatum Andrassy, 1986. B. minutum sp.n. has L = 0.19-0.23 mm; a = 11.9-15.3; b = 3.2-3.6; c = 12.0-13.9; V = 56-58 and resembles B. hessi Steiner, 1914, B. teurkorum Sachs, 1949 and B. penardi Stefanski, 1914. Pterygorhabditis superbus sp.n. has L = 0.37-0.54 mm; a = 11.0-15.8; b = 3.5-4.6; c = 9.8-15.0; V = 57-60 and resembles P. panopla Bernard, 1979 and P. hungarica Andrassy, 1982.

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