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Bursadera (Ivanova & Krall', 1965)
glands in all stages and adults
overlapping intestine a short
distance only. Excretory pore in all stages and adults at level of
posterior end of metacorpus or posterior to the metacorpus. Male tail
bluntly rounded, with well developed caudal alae.
[Ref: Luc, Maggenti & Fortuner, Rev. Nematol. 11(2):159-176 (1988).]
D-rated pests in California.
Feed ectoparasitically on root tips or along more mature roots.
Woody plants and turf are hosts for many species.
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Nematodes exhibit characteristic slow, sluggish movement.
Extraction poor except with sugar/centrifuge - then found frequently.