Type species: Labronema mauritiense Williams, 1958 = Talanema mauritiense (Williams, 1959) Andrássy, 1991
The genus resembles both Labronema Thorne, 1939 and Takamangai
Yeates, 1967 but differs from them in some definitive characters.
It differs from Labronema in having a transverse vulva, subdigitate
tail and non-contiguous supplements, from Takamangai in having a
double guiding ring, a subdigitate tail and higher number of supplements,
from both of them in position of the hindmost supplement(s).
Soil nematodes distributed in Europe (1 species), Asia (4 species), Africa (2 species), North America (1 species) and South America (1 species).
"Tala" is composed of the first letters of Takamangai and Labronema, respectively.
(Description- Andrássy, 1991)
Specimens from Costa Rica
?Talanema sp. (1)
?Talanema sp. (2)
Species found: at:
|T. mauritiense||Konza Prairie|