Florida Nematology

History of Nematology

History of Entomophilic
Nematodes

Entomopa-
thogenic
Nematodes
Taxonomy

The genus Steinernema

Mole crickets control

Mole cricket nematode

Symbiotic bacteria

Termite nematode

Hermaphro-
ditic stage of
Heterorhabditis

Nematode identification

 

Entomology & Nematology Department, Nematology

University of Florida

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Gallery for the Fourth  International Congress of  Nematology 8-13/6/2002

 

KHUONG B. NGUYEN
Entomology & Nematology Department
University of Florida

 

This document reports the Taxonomic status , Diagnostic characters and how to identify nematodes in the genera Steinernema,Neosteinernema,

and Heterorhabditis.

         All described species of the genera SteinernemaNeosteinernema , and Heterorhabditis were reported and updated frequently, if you know any described species not reported here, please email me (Email to:kbn@ufl.edu ), I will add them in as soon as I can.
 
 

GRAPHICCAL IMAGE

Some SEM photographs of Steinernema, Neosteinernema and Heterorhabditis :
A-C: Female heads: A. Steinernema glaseri, B. Neosteinernema , C. Heterorhabditis, hermaphrodite.
D-G: Male structures: D. Posterior region of Steinernema with papillae, E. Spicule and gubernaculum of
Neosteinernema, F. Spicule of Steinernema, G. Spicule of Heterorhabditis. H-J: Heads of infective
juvenile: H. Steinernema scapterisci, I. Neosteinernema longicurvicauda, J. Heterorhabditis bacteriophora




NEW PUBLICATIONS (online)
SEM and systematic studies of S. abbasi & S. riobrave
Steinernema guangdongense

Insect nematodes

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(Another Graphical Image)GENUS STEINERNEMA

Species names and authorities
How to rear nematode in Galleria
Morphological slide show
Life cycle of Steinernema

TAXONOMY AND IDENTIFICATION

Molecular diagnosis & data
 
Steinernema spp.                                                                       A cocroach parasitized by Steinernema scapterisci
Species identification + SEM

GENUS HETERORHABDITIS

 Bursa morphology       

Heterorhabditis spp.
Species identification

GENUS NEOSTEINERNEMA

(Another graphical Image)Neosteinernema longicurvicauda

PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

Photographs

RELATED WEBSITES

Where you can buy the nematodes

Nematodes for biological control of insects

Neosteinernema females emerged from termites

Insect parasitic nematodes

Other websites
 
 

GRAPHICCAL IMAGE

Spicules and gubernaculum of Steinernema intermedium

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Last updated 31 January 2010

This document was constructed and is maintained by KHUONG B. NGUYEN
Entomology & Nematology Department
University of Florida

All constructive comments are welcome, please Email to:kbn@ifas.ufl.edu

 


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