Genus Panagrolaimus

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            Family Panagrolaimidae
                        Genus Panagrolaimus

Genus Panagrolaimus
Fuchs, 1930
  Synonym:  Neocephalobus Steiner, 1929 (Steiner, 1934)
                   Cephalobus (Neocephalobus) Steiner, 1929
                     Procepalobus Steiner, 1934
                   Panagrodontus Thorne, 1937
                   Panagrolaimodies Ivanova, 1958
 “Definition:  Panagrolaiminae.  3 or 6 lips, amalgamated or more or less separate; 2 circlets of lip papillae present.  Cheilostom rounded triangular, almost hexagonal in section; its rhabdions usually absent.  When present they are hexagonal in section.  Metastom usually with a tooth or teeth on dorsal segment and sometimes denticles on subventral segments.  Oesophagus panagrolaimoid; anterior part cylindrical, isthmus shorter than anterior part.  Gonads panagrolaimoid, the ovary tip being reflexed past the vulva almost as far as the anus.  Post-vulval sac about a body-width long.” From Goodey 1963 and Powers and Mullin website 



Goodey T. and J.B. Goodey. 1963. Soil and Freshwater Nematodes.  Butler and Tanner Ltd, London, Great Britain

Nguyen, Khuong B. 2006. Nematology website in the University of Florida. 

Powers T. and P. Mullin. Plant and Insect Parasitic Nematodes. University of Nebraska Nematology Website.
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