A NEW RECORD OF PARASITIC NEMATODE APHELENCHOIDES MACROSPICA (APHELENCHIDA: APHELENCHOIDIDAE) FROM PAKISTAN

  • SALMA JAVED National Nematological Research Centre University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan
  • TABASSUM ARA KHANUM National Nematological Research Centre University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan
  • SAMREEN KHAN National Nematological Research Centre University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan

Abstract

This paper report Aphelenchoides macrospica, that is discover for the first time in Pakistan. During a survey from village Sarai Naurang, District Lakki Marwat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from their rhizosphere of paper flower Bougainvillea spectabilis. A. macrospica belonging to the family Aphelenchoididae, and placed within Group 2: because of tail with one or sometimes two mucronate structure, based on four lateral lines, tail terminus shape and spicule features. A new record of parasitic nematode is briefly described and illustrated herein.

Published
2020-06-26