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

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… CONTINUE READING