Anguina amsinckiae

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Fiddleneck flower gall nematode
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Diplogasteria
Order: Tylenchida
Superfamily: Tylenchoidea
Family: Anguinidae
Subfamily: Anguininae
Genus: Anguina
Species: A. amsinckiae
Binomial name
Anguina amsinckiae
(Steiner & Scott, 1935)[1] Thorne, 1961[2]

Anguillulina dipsaci var. amsinckiae[1]
Ditylenchus dipsaci var. amsinckiae[2]

Anguina amsinckiae (Fiddleneck flower gall nematode) is a plant pathogenic nematode, which attacks the weed called fiddleneck.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Steiner, G.; Scott, C. E. (1934). "A nematosis of Amsinckia caused by a new variety of Anguillulina dipsaci". Journal of Agricultural Research. 49: 1087–1092. 
  2. ^ a b Thorne, Gerald (1961). Principles of nematology. New York: McGraw-Hill. pp. 179–180. OCLC 751114239. 
  3. ^ Nadler, Steven A. "Entomology 156, Biology of Parasitism: Laboratory 1: Plant Parasitic Nematodes: Class Secernentea: Order Tylenchida: Anguina amsinckiae". University of California at Davis. Archived from the original on 13 January 2008. 
  4. ^ Nagamine, C.; Maggenti, A. R. (1980). ""Blinding" of shoots and a leaf gall in Amsinckia intermedia induced by Anguina amsinckia (Steiner and Scott, 1934) (Nemata, Tylenchidae), with a note on the absence of a rachis in A. amsinckia" (PDF). Journal of Nematology. 12 (2): 129–132. PMC 2618010free to read. PMID 19300683.