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EENY-210: Reniform Nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveira (Nematoda: Tylenchida: Tylenchoidea: Hoplolaimidae: Rotylenchulinae)

Figure 3. Male and young female of reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford & Oliveira, stages typically found in soil. Female has a strong stylet (needle-shaped mouthpart). Male (curved specimen) has a weak stylet and a spicule (at posterior) for insemination.

Credit: Koon-Hui Wang, UF/IFAS