A new species and a new record of Nematoda (Dorylaimida) with further observation on Neoctinolaimus chitwoodi (Moorthy, 1937) Thorne, 1967 from Uttar Pradesh, India


  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata – 700 056, West Bengal




Description, Miodorylaimus istvani sp. n., New species, New record, Taxonomy


Miodorylaimus istvani sp. n. has been proposed and described with the first record of the genus from India in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, Pilibhit district, Uttar Pradesh. The new species is characterized by medium and moderately slender body, thin cuticle, slender odontostyle with weak and straight odontophore, uncuticularised vulva in female, well developed dorylaimoid spicules and well-marked 8 spaced ventromedian supplements in male. Allodorylaimus piracicabensis (Lordello, 1955) Andrásssy, 1986 is being reported for the first time from India. Neoctinolaimus chitwoodi (Moorthy, 1937) Thorne, 1967 is reported with new distributional record from Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, India.


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Sen, D. (2019). A new species and a new record of Nematoda (Dorylaimida) with further observation on <i>Neoctinolaimus chitwoodi</i> (Moorthy, 1937) Thorne, 1967 from Uttar Pradesh, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 119(4), 316–327. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v119/i4/2019/142002





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