Longidoridae (Nematoda) occurring in the Topchider Park of Belgrade, Serbia, with description of Paralongidorus serbicus sp.n

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

Abstract


A nematode survey carried out in 1998-2000 in the Topchider Park of Belgrade, Serbia, revealed the occurrence of four species of Longidorus and two species of Paralongidorus. 1. iuglandicola Liskova, Robbins et Brown, 1997 and 1. athesinus, Lamberti, Coiro et Agostinelli, 1991; 1. raskzi Lamberti et Agostinelli, 1993; 1. uroshis Krnjaic, Lamberti, Krnjaic, Agostinelli et Radicci, 2000 and P. milallis Krnjaic, Lamberti, Krnjaic, Agostinelli et Radicci, 2000, which constitute new records for Serbia. P. serbicus sp.n. is characterized by body length of 6-7 mm; subacute lip region, continuous with the rest of the body; slightly symmetrically bilobed amphidial pouches; odontostyle length of 112 ].lm; vulva at mid-body; and bluntly rounded conical tail. The male was not found and the juvenile stages separate into four groups.

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