Steinernema phyllophagae

A report of new entomopathogenic nematode species from Florida by Ganpati Jagdale

Steinernema phyllophagae- Nematode Information

Last year a new species of entomopathogenic nematode was isolated by Nguyen and Buss (2011) from a white grub (Phyllophaga sp.) and based on morphological and molecular characteristics, it was named as Steinernema phyllophagae.


Nguyen, K.B., and Buss, E.A. 2011. Steinernema phyllophagae n. sp (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from Florida, USA. Nematology 13: 425-442.