The Longidoridae (Nematoda: Dorylaimida) in Yugoslavia. I.

  • L. Barsi


A preliminary survey of longidorid nematodes was carried out in some regions of Yugoslavia. Four species of Longidorus: L. distinctus, Lamberti, Choleva et Agostinelli, 1983; L. euonymus Mali et Hooper, 1973; L. juvenilis Dalmasso, 1969 and L. macrosoma Hooper, 1961 and nine species of Xiphinema: X. brevicolle Lordello et Da Costa, 1961; X. dentatum Sturhan, 1978; X. diversicaudatum (Micoletzky, 1927) Thorne, 1939; X. incertum Lamberti, Choleva et Agostinelli, 1983; X. index Thorne et Allen, 1950; X. italiae Meyl, 1953; X. pachtaicum (Tulaganov, 1938) Kirjanova, 1951; X. vuittenezi Luc, Lima, Weischer et Flegg, 1964 and Xiphinema sp. were found. L. distinctus, L. euonymus, L. juvenilis and X. incertum are recorded for the first time from Yugoslavia. Morphological characteristics, morphometrics and distribution of the species are presented.