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Criconema mutabile. This ring nematode species is smaller in size than Criconemoides xenoplax, permitting it to thrive in some medium-textured soils.
Distribution of C. mutabile is not known.
D-rated pests in California.
It occurs on a wide variety of hosts, including cotton and Prunus spp.
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It is just as damaging to Prunus spp. as Criconemoides xenoplax (McKenry et al., 1990).