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EENY236: Red Ring Nematode,Bursaphelenchus cocophilus(Cobb) Baujard (Nematoda: Secernentea: Tylenchida: Aphelenchina: Aphelenchoidea: Bursaphelechina) formerlyRhadinaphelenchus cocophilus

Figure 1. The telltale red ring seen here in a cross-section of a palm indicates that this particular tree is infested by red ring nematode, Bursaphelenchus cocophilus.

Credit: Society of Nematologists slide collection