Fundamental and applied nematology vol:18 issue:2 pages:181-187
A new species of the family Trichodoridae is described from the Asian part of the Russian Federation. Trichodorus altaicus sp. n. is characterized by the onchiostyle length (39-47 mu m) and absence of pharyngeal gland or intestinal overlaps in males and females; presence of two ventromedian cervical papillae located posterior to the base of the onchiostyle but anterior to the excretory pore, posterior supplement situated at level of the proximal end of the retracted spicules, spicule length (38-47 mu m) and shape of the spicules in the males; presence of two pairs of lateral body pores, pore-like vulva opening in ventral view and shape of the vaginal sclerotizations in the females. A key to the species of the genus Trichodorus is presented.