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Radopholus similis(RADOSI)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: RADOSI
  • Preferred name: Radopholus similis
  • Authority: (Cobb) Thorne

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Anguillulina similis (Cobb) Goodey
Rotylenchus similis (Cobb) Filipjev
Tylenchus granulosus Cobb
Tylenchus similis Cobb

Common names
Name Language
banana root nematode English
banana toppling disease nematode English
black head disease of banana English
burrowing nematode English
nematode root rot English
nematodo barrenador Spanish
nematodo coco Spanish
nematodo del banano Spanish (AR)
nematodo del plátano Spanish (MX)
anguillule mineuse du bananier French
nemátodo-cavernicolo Portuguese (BR)
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Nematoda ( 1NEMAP )
Class Chromadorea ( 1CHROC )
Order Rhabditida ( 1RHABO )
Family Pratylenchidae ( 1PRATF )
Genus Radopholus ( 1RADOG )
Species Radopholus similis ( RADOSI )