Aphelenchoidea

Aphelenchoidea

[‚af·ə‚leŋ′kȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of plant and insect-associated nematodes in the order Tylenchida.
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In addition, we tested for the presence of parasitic nematodes in these pupae using universal primers of the SSU rRNA gene (18S), and of a fragment of the D1/D2 domains of the large subunit rRNA genes (28S) owing to the fact that pupae of this midge were shown to be infected by Tripius gyraloura (Aphelenchoidea: Sphaerulariidae) (Poinar & Thomas 2014).
(Aphelenchoidea: Sphaerulariidae) parasitic in the gall midge Lasioptera donacis Coutin (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae).
The result of blastN, limited to Aphelenchoidea, showed a 91% identity with mtCOI sequence from B.