Davies, Kerrie A., Taylor, Gary S., Nelson, Leigh A., Yeates, David & Giblin-Davis, Robin M., 2014, Nematodes from galls on Myrtaceae. VI. Fergusobia from galls on Angophora in Australia, with description of F. colbrani n. sp. and key, Zootaxa 3856 (3), pp. 326-348: 342

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From Angophora   ?woodsiana F.M. Bailey 1882

Fergusobia pimpamensis Davies 2013   (in Davies et al. 2013 b) (WNC 2275) ( Figs 1 View FIGURE 1 B, 2 B, 3 B); associated with an undescribed species of Fergusonina   ( WINC no. 004374– 6).

Form of gall. Terminal shoot bud galls (collected from Gold Coast district, Queensland, Australia) (see Fig. 5 View FIGURE 5 A for a similar gall). As described for F. floribundae   . Number of locules> 15.

Morphology of nematodes. Parthenogenetic female relatively mid-size, slender; open C to C-shape when heatrelaxed; large pharyngeal gland; uterus non-extensile; V about 75–85 %; slender conoid tail. Infective female arcuate to open C-shape; tail with hemispherical tip. Male medium to large; arcuate to C-shape; medium pharyngeal gland; arcuate spicule, manubrium and shaft of similar length to blade; manubrium not wider than shaft; bursa arises about 60–80 % of body length anterior to tail tip, may be crenate.

Morphology of dorsal shield. Shield absent.


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