Phylogeny of Criconematina Siddiqi, 1980 (Nematoda: Tylenchida) based on morphology and D2-D3 expansion segments of the 28S-rRNA gene sequences with application of a secondary structure model

  title={Phylogeny of Criconematina Siddiqi, 1980 (Nematoda: Tylenchida) based on morphology and D2-D3 expansion segments of the 28S-rRNA gene sequences with application of a secondary structure model},
  author={Sergei A. Subbotin and Nicola Vovlas and Renato Crozzoli and Dieter Sturhan and Franco Lamberti and Maurice Moens and James G. Baldwin},
The suborder Criconematina is a large group of ecto- and endoparasitic nematodes, including several species of major agricultural importance. The D2-D3 expansion segments of the 28S nuclear ribosomal RNA gene were amplified and sequenced from 23 nominal and six unidentified species from the genera Mesocriconema, Criconemoides, Ogma, Criconema, Xenocriconemella, Hemicriconemoides, Hemicycliophora, Paratylenchus, Tylenchulus, Trophonema and Sphaeronema, together with outgroup taxa from… 

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