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

Figure 3. The palm weevil Rhynchophorus palmarum acts as the primary vector for red ring nematode, Bursaphelenchus cocophilus, which causes red ring disease in coconut and oil palms.

Credit: Ulrich Zunke, University of Hamburg, Germany