Laimaphelenchus preissii sp. nov. is described from bark of the Australian native conifer, Callitris preissii from Burdett, South Australia. This is the first record of Laimaphelenchus from Australia. The new species is characterised by the possession of a unique tail structure, with a single tubercle with many small projections, and the male has a bursa and two pairs of caudal papillae.
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