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Identification key to species of the genus Epsilonema Steiner, 1927


Key created by Oleksandr Holovachov

Please refer to this identification key as Holovachov, O. (2018) Identification key to species of the genus Epsilonema Steiner, 1927. In: Bezerra, T.N.; Decraemer, W.; Eisendle-Flöckner, U.; Holovachov, O.; Leduc, D.; Miljutin, D.; Sharma, J.; Smol, N.; Tchesunov, A.; Mokievsky, V.; Venekey, V.; Vanreusel, A. (2018) NeMys: World Database of Free-Living Marine Nematodes. Accessed at http://nemys.ugent.be


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Characteristics

click to expand Amphid location on the cephalic capsule (female) Pictorial key
click to expand Amphid location on the cephalic capsule (male) Pictorial key
click to expand Amphid shape (female) Pictorial key
click to expand Amphid shape (male) Pictorial key
click to expand Amphid size in relation to corresponding body diameter (female) Pictorial key
click to expand Amphid size in relation to corresponding body diameter (male) Pictorial key
click to expand Body length Pictorial key
click to expand Copulatory thorns at the level of ambulatory setae, arrangement Pictorial key
click to expand Copulatory thorns at the level of ambulatory setae, number Pictorial key
click to expand Copulatory thorns at the level of spicules (capitulum), arrangement Pictorial key
click to expand Copulatory thorns at the level of spicules (capitulum), number Pictorial key
click to expand Copulatory thorns in the cloalcal region (anal thorns) Pictorial key
click to expand Long hair-like spines (longer than one annule width) Pictorial key
click to expand Number of body annules (counted along the subdorsal body sector) Pictorial key
click to expand Number of subcephalic setae Pictorial key
click to expand Ornamentation of annules Pictorial key
click to expand Pre-vulval flap Pictorial key
click to expand Shape of body rings Pictorial key
click to expand Shape of spicular capitulum Pictorial key
click to expand Short hair-like spines (equal to one annule width in lenght) Pictorial key
click to expand Spicule length (along the median line / arc) Pictorial key
click to expand Spicule shape Pictorial key
click to expand Spines in the vulval region of the female Pictorial key
click to expand Ventral/subventral spines along middle flexure of the body Pictorial key
 
Remaining taxa:
Epsilonema byssicola Lorenzen, 1973

Epsilonema costeriatum (Murphy, 1963)

Epsilonema cryptamphis Decraemer & Gourbault, 1987

Epsilonema cyrtum Steiner, 1931

Epsilonema dentatum Lorenzen, 1973

Epsilonema dentatum rugatum Lorenzen, 1973

Epsilonema docidocricum (Steiner, 1931) Lorenzen, 1973

Epsilonema enigmaticum Gourbault & Decraemer, 1994

Epsilonema espeeli Verschelde & Vincx, 1994

Epsilonema exoticum Gourbault & Decraemer, 1994

Epsilonema fernandinense Clasing, 1984

Epsilonema lasium Lorenzen

Epsilonema longispicula Decraemer, 1982

Epsilonema mangrovense Clasing, 1984

Epsilonema margaritatum Decraemer & Gourbault, 1987

Epsilonema meunierorum Decraemer & Gourbault, 1987

Epsilonema multispiralum Raes, Vanreusel & Decraemer, 2003

Epsilonema oodamphis Decraemer & Gourbault, 1987

Epsilonema paralasium Decraemer & Gourbault, 1987

Epsilonema parvospina Decraemer, 1982

Epsilonema pustulatum (Gerlach, 1952)

Epsilonema serrulatum Lorenzen, 1973

Epsilonema spinulosum Lorenzen, 1992

Epsilonema steineri Chitwood, 1935


 

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