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Journal of Parasitic Diseases

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 225–233 | Cite as

Eight known species of Aphelenchoides nematodes with description of a new species from Manipur, India

  • L. Bina Chanu
  • N. Mohilal
  • L. Victoria
  • M. Manjur Shah
Original Article

Abstract

Study of Aphelenchoides nematodes from different localities of Manipur were conducted for their documentation. During the study eight known and a new species were identified. Aphelenchoides aerialis sp. nov. differed from all other species of Aphelenchoides in having a tail without bifurcation and strong ventral mucro with single ventrosublateral caudal papillae in male. The known species along with the new species are described in the present study.

Keywords

Nematode Aphelenchoides New species Manipur India 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors are thankful to HOD, Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, Canchipur for providing necessary laboratory facilities. The corresponding author is also thankful to Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi for the financial assistance in the form of Fast Track—Young Scientist fellowship.

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© Indian Society for Parasitology 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Bina Chanu
    • 1
  • N. Mohilal
    • 1
  • L. Victoria
    • 1
  • M. Manjur Shah
    • 1
  1. 1.Parasitology Section, Department of Life SciencesManipur UniversityCanchipurIndia

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