THREE NEW LONGIDORIDS (NEMATODA: DORYLAIMIDA) FROM MONTENEGRO

Dj. Krnjaic, F. Lamberti, Smiljka Krnjaic, A. Agostinelli, V. Radicci

Abstract


Two species of Longidorus and one species of Paralongidorus were found in the rhizosphere of native vegetation on the beach at Kruccaron;e, on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro. L. igoris sp. n. is characterized by body length of ca. 5.5 mm; rounded lip region, continuous with the rest of the body, asymmetrically bilobed amphidial pouches; odontostyle length of ca. 95 µm; at mid-body vulva; equally developed female genital branches; bluntly rounded tail and absence of males. L. uroshis sp. n., a bisexual species, is characterized by body length of ca. 6.5 mm; frontally flat lip region, continuous with the rest of the body; slightly asymmetrically bilobed amphidial pouches; odontostyle length of ca. 135 µm; vulva almost at mid-body; equally developed female genital branches; bluntly rounded tail and digitate tail of the first juvenile stage. P. rnilanis sp. n. a bisexual species, is characterized by body length of ca. 4 mm; frontally flat lip region, continuous with the rest of the body; stirrup shaped amphidial pouch, odontostyle length of ca. 110 µm; slightly anterior vulva; equally developed female genital branches; bluntly rounded tail; and digitate tail of the first juvenile stage.

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