Note: common names vary and are used differently in different parts of the world.
In some cases they apply to a genus or even several genera.
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Common Name Genus or Genus and species
   
awl nematode Dolichodorus
bentgrass nematode Anguina agrostis
bulb and stem nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci
cactus cyst nematode Cactodera
cereal cyst nematode Heterodera avenae
citrus nematode Tylenchulus semipenetrans
Columbia root-knot nematode Meloidogyne chitwoodi
cotton root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita
cyst nematode Cactodera
cyst nematode Globodera
cyst nematode Heterodera
cyst nematode Punctodera
dagger nematode Xiphinema
false root-knot nematode Nacobbus
foliar nematode Aphelenchoides
golden nematode Globodera rostochiensis
grass seed nematode Anguina agrostis
lance nematode Hoplolaimus
leaf gall nematode Anguina
leaf gall nematode Anguina balsamophila
lesion nematode Pratylenchus
needle nematode Longidorus
northern root-knot nematode Meloidogyne hapla
pea cyst nematode Heterodera goettingiana
peanut root-knot nematode Meloidogyne arenaria
pin nematode Paratylenchus
pine wilt nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus mucronatus
pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
potato rot nematode Ditylenchus destructor
red ring nematode Bursaphelenchus cocophilus
reniform nematode Rotylenchulus reniformis
rice root nematode Hirschmanniella
rice root nematode Hirschmanniella oryzae
ring nematode Criconematidae
ring nematode Criconemoides
root-knot nematode Meloidogyne
round cyst nematode Globodera
seed gall nematode Anguina tritici
sessile nematode Cacopaurus
sheath nematode Hemicyliophora
sheathoid nematode Hemicriconemoides
southern root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita
soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines
spine nematode Criconema
spiral nematode Helicotylenchus
spiral nematode Rotylenchus
spiral nematode Scutellonema
stem and bulb nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci
sting nematode Belonolaimus
strawberry spring dwarf nematode Aphelenchoides fragariae
strawberry summer dwarf nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi
stubby-root nematode Allotrichodorus
stubby-root nematode Monotrichodorus
stubby-root nematode Paratrichodorus
stubby-root nematode Trichodorus
stunt nematode Merlinius
stunt nematode Quinisulcius
stunt nematode Tylenchorhynchus
sugar beet cyst nematode Heterodera schachtii
sugar beet false root-knot nematode Nacobbus aberrans
walnut lesion nematode Pratylenchus vulnus
wheat nematode Anguina tritici
white cyst nematode Globodera palida