Pest Photo

Jonathan D. Eisenback, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,

Steinhorst stubby-root nematode

Paratrichodorus pachydermus

Steinhorst stubby-root nematode (Paratrichodorus pachydermus) is a nematode pest. It is a native of Europe.

Paratrichodorus pachydermus is polyphagus and occurs in a wide variety of habitats. Known hosts include potato, tobacco, grapevine, strawberry, sugar beet, onions and clover. It can alsovector Tobacco rattle virus serotype PRN.