Howardula dominicki n. sp. Infesting the Tobacco Flea Bettle in North Carolina
AbstractHowardula dominicki n. sp. is described from specimens collected from the tobacco flea beetle, Epitrix hirtipennis (Melsheimer), at Oxford, North Carolina , and is distinguished from other members of the genus . Parasitism by H. dominicki sterilized female flea beetles and often led to the death of larvae. Key Words: Allantonematidae, entomogenons nematode, taxonomy.
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