THE LONGIDORIDAE (NEMATODA, DORYLAIMIDA) OF THE ITALIAN REGIONS, XIII, TUSCANY

F. Roca, F. Lamberti

Abstract


A survey of Longidoridae nematodes was carried out in Tuscany. Five species of Longidorus L. euonymus Mali et Hooper, 1974, L. intermedius Kozlowska et Seinhorst, 1979, L. juvenilis Dalmasso, 1969, L. moesicus Lamberti, Choleva et Agostinelli, 1983 and L. silvae Roca, 1993 and four species of Xiphinema: X. diversicaudaturn (Micoletzky, 1927) Thorne, 1939, X. index Thorne et Allen, 1950, X. italiae Meyl, 1953 and X. pachtaicum (Tulaganov, 1938) Kirjanova, 1951 were found. Biometrical characters and brief descriptions of the species encountered are provided.

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