Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pratylenchus penetrans

Pratylenchus penetrans (Cobb, 1917)

polyphagous

gall

Nematodes of the family Pratylenchidae live endoparasitically in plant roots. This may lead to the formation of swellings, that upon dissection contain nematodes.

hostplants

strongly polyphagous, important pest in agriculture, horticulture, nurseries, bulb field and orchards

references

Bongers (1988a), Ortuño & Oros (2002a).

Last modified 10.iv.2020