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First record of Phasmarhabditis papillosa (Nematoda: Rhabditidae) in South Africa, and its virulence against the invasive slug, Deroceras panormitanum
Worldwide interest in Phasmarhabditis originates from the successful commercialisation of P. hermaphrodita as a biological control agent against molluscs in Europe. To date, P. hermaphrodita has not been isolated from South ...
Description of Globodera sandveldensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from South Africa
A new cyst nematode, herein described as Globodera sandveldensis n. sp., was found in the Sandveld, Western Cape Province, South Africa. As the host plant of G. sandveldensis n. sp. is currently unknown, the species is ...
Steinernema litchii n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from South Africa
During a survey in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, a Steinernema species was isolated from a soil sample taken from a litchi orchard. Steinernema litchii n. sp. can be separated from other, closely related, species ...
Description of Globodera agulhasensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from South Africa
A new cyst nematode, herein described as Globodera agulhasensis n. sp., was found parasitising Senecio burchelli in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Second-stage juveniles are characterised by a well developed ...