MORPHOMETRICS AND SEM OBSERVATIONS OF FOUR CRICONEMATID SPECIES FROM SPAIN

A. Gomez Barcina, N. Vovlas, P. Castillo, M. A. Gonzales Pais

Abstract


Four criconematid species identified as Criconema annuliferum (de Man, 1921) Micoletzky, 1925; Criconema princeps (Andrassy, 1962) Raski et Luc, 1984; Mesocriconema solivagum (Andrassy, 1962) Loof et De Grisse, 1989 and Mesocriconema sphaerocephalum (Taylor, 1936) Loof et De Grisse, 1989, are reported tram several hosts and habitats in southeastern and central Spain. Each species is briefly described using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) observations. Measurements and SEM illustrations are included far each species and compared with previous data.

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