Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meloidogyne ardenensis

Meloidogyne ardenensis de Santos, 1968



rotund or fusiform swellings of the roots, 2-5 mm large. They contain nematodes, in particular often shining-white females, that may contain eggs.

host plants

polyphagous on biannual and perennial plants

Astilbe; Fraxinus; Hepatica; Ligustrum; Lonicera; Sambucus; Vinca.


Bongers (1988a), Ortuño & Oros (2002a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

Last modified 10.iv.2020