FOUR SPECIES OF THE GENUS PARATYLENCHUS MICOLETZKY FROM SOUTHEASTERN SPAIN

A. Gomez-Barcina, P. Castillo, M. A. Gonzalez Pais

Abstract


Four species of the genus Paratylenchus are reported from several natural habitats in southeastern Spain. Two of them have been recorded previously in Spain (P. microdorus and P. vandenbrandei). There other two represent the first record from Spain and the second world record after original descriptions (P. ciccaronei and P. sheri). A complete morphometric table and a brief description of each is given and compared with previous data. Illustrations of SEM face view of P. sheri are also provided.

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