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Description of Laimydorus minutus sp. n. (Nematoda: Dorylaimidae) from India with revised key to species


Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 54, no. 1 ; Opis nowego gatunku Laimydorus minutus (Nematoda: Dorylaimidae) z Indii wraz ze zrewidowanym kluczem gatunkowym ; New Dorylaimidae species from India


Venkat Gantait, Viswa ; Chatterjee, Amalendu ; Bhattacharya, Tanmay


Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii


Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

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Bibliogr.: p. 9 ; P. 1-9 : ill. ; 25 cm ; Abstracts in Polish. Taxa in Latin

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Nematoda ; nematodes ; roundworms ; Laimydorus minutus ; Dorylaimidae ; new taxa ; Prodorylaimus ; Laimydorus ; India ; species key ; Musa paradisiaca ; banana plantation ; identification key ; Bengal


A new nematode species belonging to the family Dorylaimidae of the order Dorylaimida has been collected from rhizospheric soil of banana plantation from west Bengal, India. Laimydorus minutus sp. n. is described and illustrated. A key for females of species in the genera Prodorylaimus Andrássy 1959 and Laimydorus Siddiqi 1969 is also provided.


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