Author: K. NASIRA, I. ERUM AND F. SHAHINA
Publishing Date: 2005
Volume 23 Issue 2
A new and four known species of soil nematodes from Pakistan are described and illustrated. Tylencholaimus cynodonti n. sp., is characterized by its small size (L=0.55-0.69 mm), lip region marked off from the adjacent body by a constriction, 6.4-7.2 µm long odontostyle, odontophore shorter than lip region width, slender part of pharynx expand abruptly, pharyngeal bulb 70-78 µm long, female genital system amphidelphic, V=59-63.6%, large cells present in the vaginal region, tail 16-20 µm long, bluntly conoid to hemispheroid and males absent. Doryllium minor Jairajpuri, 1963; Dorylaimoides parateres Siddiqi, 1964;Thornenema mauritianum (Williams, 1959) Baqri & Jairajpuri, 1967 and Latocephalus smithi (Heyns, 1963) Patil & Khan, 1982 are reported for the first time from Pakistan.