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Trichodorus viruliferus
(stubby root nematode)

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Trichodorus viruliferus (stubby root nematode)

Summary

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  • 11 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Vector of Plant Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Trichodorus viruliferus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • stubby root nematode
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Nematoda
  •       Family: Trichodoridae
  •         Genus: Trichodorus
  • Summary of Invasiveness
  • T. viruliferus has an extremely large host range (CABI/EPPO, 2005). The nematode is a vector of Tobacco rattle virus and Pea early-browning virus (CABI/

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Trichodorus viruliferus Hooper, 1963

Preferred Common Name

  • stubby root nematode

EPPO code

  • TRIHVI (Trichodorus viruliferus)

Summary of Invasiveness

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T. viruliferus has an extremely large host range (CABI/EPPO, 2005). The nematode is a vector of Tobacco rattle virus and Pea early-browning virus (CABI/EPPO, 2005).

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Nematoda
  •             Family: Trichodoridae
  •                 Genus: Trichodorus
  •                     Species: Trichodorus viruliferus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 12 May 2022

References

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CABI/EPPO, 2005. Trichodorus viruliferus. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No. 973. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Fauna Europaea, 2014. Fauna Europaea version 2. Web Service available online at http://www.faunaeur.org.

Kumari S; Decraemer W, 2011. First report of Trichodorus primitivus, T. sparsus and T. viruliferus (Nematoda: Trichodoridae) from the Czech Republic. Helminthologia, 48(3):195-199. http://www.springerlink.com/content/0uu71gn06016k46m/

Kumari, S., Subbotin, S. A., 2012. Molecular characterization and diagnostics of stubby root and virus vector nematodes of the family Trichodoridae (Nematoda: Triplonchida) using ribosomal RNA genes. Plant Pathology, 61(6), 1021-1031. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02598.x

Pitcher, R. S., Flegg, J. J. M., 1965. Observations of root feeding by the nematode Trichodorus viruliferus Hooper. Nature, 207(4994), 317. doi: 10.1038/207317a0

Weingartner, D. P., Shumaker, J. R., 1990. Control of Nematodes and Soil-borne Diseases in Florida Potatoes with Aldicarb and 1,3-D. Journal of Nematology, 22, 775-778. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2619093/pdf/775.pdf

Distribution References

CABI, EPPO, 2005. Trichodorus viruliferus. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 973. DOI:10.1079/DMPD/20066500973

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Cooke D A, 1984. The effect of soil-applied granular pesticides and irrigation on the yield of sugar beet in fields infested with Trichodorus viruliferus. Annals of Applied Biology. 253-261. DOI:10.1111/j.1744-7348.1984.tb03049.x

EPPO, 2022. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. 1 pp. https://gd.eppo.int/

Fauna Europaea, 2014. Fauna Europaea version 2., http://www.faunaeur.org

Kumari S, Decraemer W, 2011. First report of Trichodorus primitivus, T. sparsus and T. viruliferus (Nematoda: Trichodoridae) from the Czech Republic. Helminthologia. 48 (3), 195-199. http://www.springerlink.com/content/0uu71gn06016k46m/ DOI:10.2478/s11687-011-0028-0

Kumari S, Subbotin S A, 2012. Molecular characterization and diagnostics of stubby root and virus vector nematodes of the family Trichodoridae (Nematoda: Triplonchida) using ribosomal RNA genes. Plant Pathology. 61 (6), 1021-1031. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02598.x

Roca F, Lamberti F, 1984. Trichodorids (Nematoda) from Italy. Nematologia Mediterranea. 12 (1), 95-118.

Weingartner D P, Shumaker J R, 1990. Control of Nematodes and Soil-borne Diseases in Florida Potatoes with Aldicarb and 1,3-D. Journal of Nematology. 775-778. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2619093/pdf/775.pdf

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