Helicotylenchus dihystera

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Steiner's spiral nematode
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Diplogasteria
Order: Tylenchida
Superfamily: Tylenchoidea
Family: Hoplolaimidae
Subfamily: Hoplolaiminae
Genus: Helicotylenchus
Species: H. dihystera
Binomial name
Helicotylenchus dihystera
(Cobb, 1893) Sher, 1961

Tylenchus dihystera
Tylenchus olaae
Tylenchus spiralis
Aphelenchus dubius var. peruensis
Helicotylenchus nannus
Helicotylenchus crenatus
Helicotylenchus punicae

Helicotylenchus dihystera (Steiner's spiral nematode) is a plant pathogenic nematode. It is known to inhabit sugarcane, rice, potatoes, corn, peanut, millet, sorghum, banana and forest trees.[1]


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