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Schistonchus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Aphelenchoididae
Rank  Genus
Class  Secernentea
Phylum  Nematoda
Order  Aphelenchida
Similar  Aphelenchoididae, Diplogasteridae, Pegoscapus, Aphelenchida, Aphelenchoides

Schistonchus is a genus of plant-parasitic nematodes in the family Aphelenchoididae.

Schistonchus laevigatus and Schistonchus aureus are plant-parasitic nematodes associated with the pollinator Pegoscapus assuetus and Pegoscapus mexicanus respectively and syconia of Ficus citrifolia and Ficus aurea respectively.

Schistonchus caprifici is a nematode associated with the fig pollinator Blastophaga psenes, and its cleptoparasite Philotrypesis caricae.

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Schistonchus Wikipedia


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