Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meloidogyne thamesi

Meloidogyne thamesi Chitwood, 1952

on Solanaceae

gall

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

hostplants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

Lycopersicon esculentum; Nicotiana tabacum.

synonyms

Meloidogyne arenaria thamesi.

references

Buhr (1965a).

Last modified 6.xii.2018