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EENY 626: Dagger Nematode Xiphinema spp. (Cobb, 1913) Inglis, 1983 (Nematoda: Enoplea: Dorylaimia: Dorylaimina: Xiphinematinae)

Figure 11. Photographs of a dagger nematode, Xiphinema spp. A: lateral view of a male tail region with paired spicules (arrow a) and cloaca (arrow b); B: lateral view of anus (arrow c) at the tail region of a female; C: lateral view of vulva (arrow d) of a female; D: a head region showing full stylet; E: a full body length view.

Credit: Tesfamarian Mengistu, UF/IFAS