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Bursaphelenchus xylophilus(BURSXY)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: BURSXY
  • Preferred name: Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
  • Authority: (Steiner & Bührer) Nickle

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aphelenchoides xylophilus Steiner & Bührer
Bursaphelenchus lignicolus Mamiya & Kiyohara

Common names
Name Language
Kiefernholznematode German
pine wilt disease English
pine wood nematode English
pinewood nematode English
nematodo de la madera del pino Spanish
dépérissement des pins French
nématode du bois de pin French
nématode du pin French
nematode del pino Italian
dennenhoutnematode Dutch
węgorek sosnowiec Polish
nemátode da madeira do pinheiro Portuguese (PT)
сосновая древесная нематода Russian
сосновая стволовая нематода Russian
Сосновая стволовая нематода Russian
tallvedsnematod Swedish
tallvedsnematod Swedish
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Nematoda ( 1NEMAP )
Class Chromadorea ( 1CHROC )
Order Rhabditida ( 1RHABO )
Family Aphelenchoididae ( 1APLOF )
Genus Bursaphelenchus ( 1BURSG )
Species Bursaphelenchus xylophilus ( BURSXY )