Description of two known and one new species of the genus Anaplectus De Coninck & Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1933 (Nematoda: Plectida) from Europe, and a revised taxonomy of the genus

O.V. Holovachov, S. Boström, G. Winiszewska, L. Hánel

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Abstract

Two known and one new species of Anaplectus, viz. A. granulosus, A. atubulatus and A. brzeskii sp. n. are described from material collected in Poland, Ukraine and Sweden. A. granulosus is studied by SEM for the first time. A. brzeskii sp. n. is characterised by a body length of 863-1131 mum in females and 764-1056 mum in males, lip region slightly offset from body contour, amphid located at level with anterior part of stegostom, spinneret present, vulva located in a depression, female with four caudal setae, male with three midventral tubular supplements, spicules 40-48 mum long with oval manubrium wider than shaft, and gubernaculum 10-13 mum long, plate-like with a single strong caudal appendix. An emended generic diagnosis, a species list and identification key are provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-58
JournalRussian Journal of Nematology
Volume12
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Key to species
  • Morphology
  • New species
  • Plectidae
  • SEM
  • Taxonomy

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