Description of xiphinema guillaumeti new species nematoda longidoridae and measurements on six other species of xiphinema from brazilian amazonia
Nematologica 35(1): 69-75
Xiphinema guillaumeti sp. n. was found among seven species of Xiphinema collected in Brazilian Amazonia. This species belongs to the species-group characterized by a subequatorial vulva, equally developed female genital branches without "Z" differentiation, a spatulate posterior part and by a hemispherical tail devoid of a terminal mucro or bulges: X. guillaumeti sp. n. is close to X. clavatum and X. colombiense but differs from these species by a longer spear. The biometrical data are also given for the six other species: X. brasiliense, X. clavicaudatum, X. costaricense, X. dimidiatum, X. krugi and X. paritaliae.