Pratylenchus crenatus, Loof 1960

Alvani, Somaye, Mahdikhani-Moghadam, Esmat, Rouhani, Hamid & Mohammadi, Abbas, 2016, A checklist of the family Pratylenchidae Thorne, 1949 from Iran, Zootaxa 4079 (2), pp. 179-204: 186

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Pratylenchus crenatus


6. P. crenatus  Loof 1960

Syn: P. pratensis  apud Thorne 1949

P. clavicaudatus Baranovskaya & Haque 1968 

Associated plants and localities. Tea (Golestan) and wheat (Kohgiluyeh and Boyer–Ahmad). References. Pourjam, E. et al., Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, 1998, pers. com; Abdollahi 2010. Remarks. The Iranian population of Pratylenchus crenatus (Abdollahi 2010)  closely corresponds to the

original description (Loof 1960). It is characterized by having a labial region with three annuli, lateral fields with

six lines; outer ones strongly crenate, inner lines interrupted, long postvulval uterine sac, small spermatheca, and a

conoid tail with distinctly annulated tip.