Laimaphelenchus suberensis sp. nov. associated with Quercus suber in Portugal

  title={Laimaphelenchus suberensis sp. nov. associated with Quercus suber in Portugal},
  author={C. Maleita and S. R. Costa and I. Abrantes},
  journal={European Journal of Plant Pathology},
  • C. Maleita, S. R. Costa, I. Abrantes
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • European Journal of Plant Pathology
  • Laimaphelenchus suberensis sp. nov. obtained from declining Quercus suber trees of Herdade da Gouveia de Baixo, Alentejo, Portugal, is described and illustrated based on morphological, biometrical and molecular characters. The diagnosis of Laimaphelenchus species has been commonly based on the presence or absence of a vulval flap and on the shape structure of the tail tip. The species described here has been included in the Laimaphelenchus group without vulval flap, and can be distinguished… CONTINUE READING
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