Acrobeloides bodenheimeri (Steiner, 1936) Thorne, 1937
CGC strain code:
Sand around roots of mixed vegetation in older dunes about 50 m inland
and 100 m north of northernmost apartment building; Bray-les-Dunes, France
(just south of border with Belgium). Collected in June 1997 by Paul
Secernentea - Rhabditida - Cephalobina - Cephaloboidea - Cephalobidae
- Xenic: 3 drops of E. coli on SA + 5mg/ml cholesterol, kept at
No survival after freezing in glycerin. Can be stored 6-12 months on slowly
desiccated plates; such plates can
probably be stored permanently in liquid nitrogen.
Freely available in xenic medium.
Steiner, G. (1936). Opuscula miscellanea nematologica, IV. Proceedings
of the Helminthological Society of Washington 3: 74-80.
De Ley, P., Félix, M.-A. Frisse, L.M., Nadler, S.A., Sternberg,
P.W. & Thomas, W.K. (1999). Molecular and morphological characterisation
of two reproductiely isolated species with mirror-image anatomy (Nematoda:
Cephalobidae). Nematology 1, 591-612.
Paul De Ley. See remark above on A. saeedi and notes below.
Appears to prefere lower temperatures than other strains from the bodenheimeri/maximus
Last Updated by Sheila Esfahani on Tuesday 20 August, 2002.