Journal of Parasitic Diseases

, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 674–678 | Cite as

Two new species of soil nematodes from Manipur, India

  • Loukrakpam Bina ChanuEmail author
  • N. Mohilal Meitei
  • M. Manjur Shah
Original Article


Survey for soil nematodes associated with mulberry plants in valley districts of Manipur revealed the presence of two new species of soil nematodes of the genus Tylenchus sp. and Telotylenchus sp. The two new species are described and illustrated here.


Manipur Nematode Biodiversity New species 



The authors are thankful to the Head, Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, Canchipur–795003, Manipur for providing necessary laboratory facilities and UGC for the financial support given to the first author in the form of departmental fellowship.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Loukrakpam Bina Chanu
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. Mohilal Meitei
    • 1
  • M. Manjur Shah
    • 1
  1. 1.Parasitology Section, Department of Life SciencesManipur UniversityCanchipurIndia

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