A new species of an entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis brevicaudis from Taiwan / by Ganpati Jagdale

A new species of Heterorhabditis brevicaudis and its symbiotic bacteria, Photorhabdus luminescens subsp. akhurstii has been reported for the first time from Taiwan.  This nematode was isolated from sandy coastal soils in moist bamboo forest. Read following paper for more information on the methods used for identification of nematodes and its associated bacteria.

Hsieh, F.C., Tzeng, C.Y., Tseng, J.T., Tsai, Y.S., Meng, M.H. and Kao, S.S. 2009.  Isolation and Characterization of the Native Entomopathogenic Nematode, Heterorhabditis brevicaudis, and its Symbiotic Bacteria from Taiwan.  Current Microbiology. 58: 564-570.