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bulb with valves.
Isthmus may be separated from glandular bulb by a constriction.
Esophageal glands may or may not overlap the beginning of the intestine.
Females: Mature females swollen or not swollen.
Oocytes of Subanguina are in two rows, not as multiple rows arranged around a rachis as in Anguina; columned uterus with four long rows of cells (about eight/twelve cells per row).
Bursa medium sized to long, but not reaching tail end.
[Ref: Fortuner and Maggenti, (1987).]
Europe, North America
Endoparasite of grass roots.
For an extensive list of host plant species and their susceptibility, copy the name
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Form galls on roots of grasses and cereals.
Galls on Poa annua roots, Photograph by Corey Almack
For a list of plant species or cultivars (if any) reported to be immune or to have some level of resistance to this nematode species, copy the name
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Fortuner and Maggenti 1987. Rev. Nematol. 10:163-176.
Mai, W.F. and P.G. Mullin, 1996. Plant-parasitic Nematodes: A pictorial key to genera. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca. 277p