Michael McClure, University of Arizona, Bugwood.org

Seed-gall nematode

Anguina funesta

Seed-gall nematode (Anguina funesta) is a nematode pest of Ryegrass. It is a native of Australia and was first detected in Oregon in 1940- mid 1960's.

Galls infected with the bacterium, Rathayibacter toxicus, are fatally toxic to grazing livestock.

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