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P. fallax
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Pratylenchus fallax Seinhorst, 1968

Morphometrics

Measure

P. fallax

ARS photo by Lynn Carta: Pratylenchus fallax

Photos and table from Handoo et al., 2001 with permission of Nematology.

Length (mm)

0.42-0.56

a ratio

24-33

b ratio

5.2-6.7

c ratio

18-24

V %

77-81

Stylet  μ

15-15.5

TA #

16-26

Ll #

4 CR, cntr obl

PUS /VW

1-1.6

PUS/V-A %

25-33

Eso Ovr  μ

20-44 (31)*

Males

present, 1M:5F

Lips

3

Excr. Pore

at/post. to NR

phas ann-tt

9-13

 

Handoo, Z. A., L. K. Carta, and A. M. Skantar. 2001. Morphological and molecular characterization of Pratylenchus arlingtoni n. sp., P. convallariae and P. fallax (Nemata: Pratylenchidae). Nematology 3:607-618.  

Seinhorst, J. W. 1968. Three new Pratylenchus species with a discussion of the structure of the cephalic framework and of the spermatheca in this genus. Nematologica 14:497-510.

 

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