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); Oceania (New Zealand) and South America (Argentina, Chile) (EPPO, 2020). To our knowledge, this is the first record of this nematode in Portugal and in the Iberian Peninsula.
A football field in Porto, Portugal, with poor turf performance caused by various plant health issues, including nematode parasitism, was sampled in June 2019. This field was originally a 60% Lolium perenne L. – 40% Poa pratensis L. mix, but had several patches of encroaching weed, Poa annua, and was scheduled for replacement
M. Clara Vieira dos Santos,
M. Teresa M. Almeida,
Sofia R. Costa
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nearly restricted to reporting the presence of other seven species (Peña-Santiago et al., 2003).
A nematological survey conducted in November 2017 to explore the dorylaimid diversity in a mountain area of the southern Iberian Peninsula yielded a Labronema population consisting of numerous females and males. An additional study revealed that it was an unknown species of the genus that is described herein.
Material and methods
Nematode extraction and processing
Nematodes were collected from a grassy
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