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Bursaphelenchus xylophilus

Taxonomy ID 6326

Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is a gonochoristic species of the Clade IV nematodes. It is a parasite of Pine trees thought to originate from North America, but has spread through East Asia and Portugal. It is also known as Pine Wilt Nematode (PWN).

Genome Projects

There are 2 genome projects for Bursaphelenchus xylophilus:

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