Paratylenchus tenuicaudatus

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Paratylenchus tenuicaudatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Secernentea
Subclass: Diplogasteria
Order: Tylenchida
Superfamily: Criconematoidea
Family: Tylenchulidae
Subfamily: Paratylenchinae
Genus: Paratylenchus
Species: P. tenuicaudatus
Binomial name
Paratylenchus tenuicaudatus

Paratylenchus tenuicaudatus is a plant pathogenic nematode infecting soybeans.


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This species has characters close to Paratylenchus hamatus, P. elachistus, and P. nanus, but differs from these species in having a long slender tail, in having the vulva in a more forward position, in having a more massive basal bulb of the esophagus, and in the fact that it is a considerably larger species.