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Description of Paradorylaimus dorsocaudali, New Species (Nematoda: Dorylaimida) with Notes on Plectus (Ceratoplectus armatus) from Pakistan

Description of Paradorylaimus dorsocaudali, New Species (Nematoda: Dorylaimida) with Notes on Plectus (Ceratoplectus armatus) from Pakistan

Nasira Kazi1, Muhammad Israr2 and Shahina Fayyaz1,*

1National Nematological Research Centre, University of Karachi, Karachi–75270, Pakistan
2Pakistan Science Foundation, Constitution Avenue, Sector G-5/2, Islamabad, Pakistan

*      Corresponding author: shahinafayyaz@gmail.com

Fig 1

Paradorylaimus dorsocaudali new species. Female, A, pharyngeal region; B, anterior region; C, anterior end showing amphid; D, cardiac region; E, female genital branch (anterior); F, female posterior end; G, female posterior region; H, entire female.

Fig 2

Light photomicrographs of Paradorylaimus dorsocaudali new species. Female, A, whole body; B, anterior region; C, anterior region arrow showing guiding ring; D, cardiac region; E-F, vulval region; G, posterior region showing rectum and prerectum; H, tail region.

Fig 3

Plectus (Ceratoplectus) armatus (Butschli, 1873) Andrassy, 1984. Female, A, entire body; B, anterior region; C, female reproductive system; D, posterior end of pharynx; E, tail region.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

June

Vol. 50, Iss. 3, Pages 799-1198

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