Tutunema tutu n. g., n. sp., a primitive member of the Hethidae (Nematoda: Rhigonematida: Ransomnematoidea) parasitic in a Papua New Guinea diplopod

@article{Hunt2004TutunemaTN,
  title={Tutunema tutu n. g., n. sp., a primitive member of the Hethidae (Nematoda: Rhigonematida: Ransomnematoidea) parasitic in a Papua New Guinea diplopod},
  author={D. J. Hunt},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={71-80}
}
  • D. J. Hunt
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Systematic Parasitology
  • Tutunema tutu n. g., n. sp. is described from the gut of a large spirobolid millipede (? Polyconoceras sp.) from Papua New Guinea and illustrated with the aid of SEMs. The new genus belongs to the Hethidae and has characters regarded as primitive when compared to Heth, the only other genus in the family. Like Heth, the genus is sexually dimorphic, female Tutunema tutu n. g., n. sp. differing from Heth spp. in having: less developed, simpler, pseudolabia with unfringed margins; a single… CONTINUE READING

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