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Species of Tyieptus, Proleptonchus, Aquatides and Afractinolaimus from rivers in the Kruger National Park (Nematoda: Dorylaimida)

Annelize Botha, J. Heyns
Koedoe | Vol 35, No 1 | a388 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v35i1.388 | © 1992 Annelize Botha, J. Heyns | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 22 September 1992 | Published: 22 September 1992

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Annelize Botha, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa
J. Heyns, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa

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Descriptions are given of Proleptonchus krugeri spec. nov., Afractinolaimus zairensis (Baqri, Coomans & van der Heiden, 1975) and Aquatides thornei fSchneider, 1937), recorded here for the first time from South Africa. New distribution records are given for Tyieptus striatus Heyns, 1963. Additional information is given and morphometric data are tabulated, and where appropriate, illustrations are also given.


Tyieptus, Proleptonchus, Aquatides, Afractinolaimus, Nematoda, taxonomy. South Africa, Kruger National Park.


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