Sample from sand in coastal area. Nature reserve "Het Zwin", Belgium. Sample
collected on 14 February 1994 and nematodes extracted by John Sudheer Midituri
as a contaminant in Steinernema extraction with Galleria
Monoxenic: NA + 5mg/ml cholesterol + E. coli. Keep at 16C to room
Survives freezing in glycerin (low efficiency).
Freely available on agar plates.
Material was sent to Walter Sudhaus.
Paul De Ley.
Males very rare, only found in crowded cultures, but actively mating. Generation
time about 4 days. Chloroxing (NaOCl/KOH) kills animals but does not dissolve
Last Updated: 27 March 1998