Dagger nematode (Xiphinema coxi) is a nematode pest.
Dagger nematodes are migratory ectoparasites (piercing the roots to feed) found only in soil. Dagger nematodes cause root stunting and tip galling. In addition, as virus vectors they can be damaging at very low population levels. .For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.