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Tylenchina Tylenchoidea Hoplolaimidae Rotylenchulinae Rotylenchulus (Linford and Oliveira, 1940) Synonyms: Spirotylenchus (= Spyrotylenchus) (Lordello and Cesnik, 1958) Leiperotylenchus (Das, 1960)
The genus name, Rotylenchulus, was given by Linford and Oliviera because they thought that these nematodes were similar to the genus Rotylenchus.
Mature female of Rotylenchulus borealis.
Photo by Ulrich Zunke.
There are about ten species in the genus (Fortuner, 1987), but R. reniformis is perhaps the most economically important species of the group.
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Fortuner, R. 1987. "A reappraisal of Tylenchina (Nemata). The family Hoplolaimidae Filip'ev 1934." Revue de Nematologie. 10:219-232.