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EENY092: Mole Cricket Nematode, Steinernema scapterisci Nguyen and Smart (Nematoda: Rhabditida: Steinernematidae)

Figure 4. Females of the mole cricket nematode, Steinernema scapterisci Nguyen & Smart n. sp. A) Diagrammatic face view of the first-generation female showing unevenly distributed papillae. B) Entire body of second-generation females. C) Double-flapped epiptygma on vulva of the first-generation females. D) Variation in tails of the first-generation females. E) Variation in tails of second-generation females. F) Anterior region of the first-generation female showing large cheilorhabdions, esophagus, nerve ring, excretory pore and duct, and elliptically shaped structure and gland cell associated with the excretory system. Drawing by K. Nguyen, University of Florida.

Credit: K. Nguyen, University of Florida