Definition of Anguillulina
in some classifications
: a genus of widely distributed phasmid nematodes including free-living forms and a number of important plant pathogens and being approximately equal to Tylenchus and Anguina of other classifications
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Origin and Etymology of anguillulina
New Latin, from anguillula (diminutive of Latin anguilla eel) + New Latin -ina
First Known Use: 1889
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