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Table 1 List of Steinernema species recorded from different countries of the world

From: Global distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes, Steinernema and Heterorhabditis

S. no. Species Authors & year Host insect/soil Location
1 S. abbasi Elawad et al., 1997 Soil Sultanate of Oman
2 S. aciari Qiu et al., 2005a Soil China
3 S. affine (Bovien, 1937) Wouts et al., 1982 Phyla febrilis (L.) Denmark
4 S. akhursti Qiu et al., 2005b Soil China
5 S. anatoliense Hazir et al., 2003 Soil Turkey
6 S. apuliae Triggiani et al., 2004 Soil Italy
7 S. arasbaranense Nikdel et al., 2011 Soil Iran
8 S. arenarium (Artyukhovsky et al., 1997) Wouts et al. 1982 Soil Central Russia
9 S. ashiuense Phan et al., 2006b Soil Japan
10 S. asiaticum Anis et al., 2002 Soil Pakistan
11 S. australe Edgington et al., 2009b Soil Chile
12 S. backanense Phan et al., 2006a Soil Vietnam
13 S. beddingi Qiu et al., 2005c Soil China
14 S. beitlechemi Çimen et al., 2016 Soil South Africa
15 S. bicornutum Tallosi et al., 1995 Soil Strazilovo, Serbia
16 S. biddulphi Çimen et al., 2016 Soil South Africa
17 S. boemarei Lee et al., 2009 Soil France
18 S. borjomiense Gorgadze et al., 2018 Oryctes nasicornis Georgia
19 S. brazilense Nguyen et al., 2010 Soil Mato Grosso, Brazil
20 S. cameroonense Kanga et al., 2012 Soil Cameroon
21 S. carpocapsae (Weiser 1955) Wouts et al. 1982 Cydia pomonella (L.) Czechoslovakia
22 S. caudatum Xu et al., 1991 Soil China
23 S. ceratophorum Jian et al., 1997 Soil Jining Province, China
24 S. changbaiense Ma et al., 2012a, b, c Soil China
25 S. cholashanense Nguyen et al., 2008a Soil China
26 S. citrae Malan et al., 2011 Soil South Africa
27 S. colombiense Lopez-Nunez et al., 2008 Soil Colombia
28 S. costaricense Uribe-Lorío et al., 2007 Soil Costa Rica
29 S. cubanum Mráček et al., 1994 Soil Western Cuba
30 S. cumgarense Phan et al., 2006a Soil Vietnam
31 S. diaprepesi Nguyen and Duncan, 2002 Diaprepes abbreviates Florida
32 S. eapokense Phan et al., 2006a Soil Vietnam
33 S. ethiopiense Tamirou et al., 2012 Soil Ethiopia
34 S. fabii Abate et al., 2016 Soil South Africa
35 S. feltiae (Filipjev, 1934) Wouts et al. 1982 Agrotis segetum Denmark
36 S. glaseri (Steiner, 1929) Wouts et al., 1982 Popillia japonica New Jersey, USA
37 S. goweni San-Blas et al., 2016 Soil Venezuela
38 S. guangdongense Qui et al., 2004 Soil China
39 S. hebeiense Chen et al., 2006 Soil China
40 S. hermaphroditum Stock et al., 2004 Soil Indonesia
41 S. huense Phan et al., 2014 Soil Vietnam
42 S. ichnusae Tarasco et al., 2008 Soil Sardinia Island, Italy
43 S. innovationi Çimen et al., 2015 Soil South Africa
44 S. intermedium (Poinar, 1985) Mamiya 1988 Soil Charleston, South Carolina, USA
45 S. jeffreyense Malan et al., 2015 Soil South Africa
46 S. jollieti Spiridonov et al., 2004 Soil Missouri valley near St. Louis, USA
47 S. karii Waturu et al., 1997 Soil Kirinyaga, Central Province, Kenya
48 S. khoisanae Nguyen et al., 2006a, b Soil South Africa
49 S. khuongi Stock et al., 2019 Soil Florida
50 S. kraussei (Steiner, 1923a, b) Travassos 1927 = Type species Cephaleia abietis (L.) Germany
51 S. kushidai Mamiya, 1988 Anomala cuprea Hope Hamikita, Japan
52 S. lamjungense Khatri-Chhetri et al., 2011a Soil Nepal
53 S. leizhouense Nguyen et al., 2006b Soil Southern China
54 S. litchii Steyn et al., 2017 Soil South Africa
55 S. litorale Yoshida, 2004 Soil Japan
56 S. loci Phan et al., 2001c Soil Vietnam
57 S. longicaudum Shen & Wang, 1991 Soil Guangdong, China
58 S. minutum Maneesakorn et al., 2010 Soil Thailand
59 S. monticolum Stock et al., 1997 Soil Gyeongnam Province, Republic of Korea
60 S. neocurtillae Nguyen and Smart Jr, 1992 Neocurtilla hexadactylla (Perty) LaCrosse, Florida, USA
61 S. nepalense Khatri-Chhetri et al., 2011b Soil Nepal
62 S. nguyeni Malan et al., 2016 Soil South Africa
63 S. nyetense Kanga et al., 2012 Soil Cameroon
64 S. oregonense Liu and Berry, 1996 Soil Oregon, USA
65 S. pakistanense Shahina et al., 2001 Soil Karachi, Pakistan
66 S. papillatum San-Blas et al., 2015 Soil Venezuela
67 S. phyllophagae Nguyen and Buss, 2011 Phyllophaga sp. Florida, USA
68 S. poinari Mráček et al., 2014 Soil Czech Republic
69 S. puertoricense Román and Figueroa, 1994 Soil Loiza, Puerto Rico
70 S. pui Qiu et al., 2011 Soil Yunnan, China
71 S. puntauvense Uribe-Lorío et al., 2007 Soil Costa Rica
72 S. pwaniensis Puza et al., 2017 Soil Tanzania
73 S. ralatorei Grifaldo-Alcantara et al., 2017 Soil Mexico
74 S. rarum (de Doucet, 1986) Mamiya, 1988 Soil Cordoba, Argentina
75 S. riobrave Cabanillas et al., 1994 Soil Weslaco,Texas, USA
76 S. riojaense Půža et al., 2020 Soil La Rioja province, Spain
77 S. ritteri de Doucet & Doucet 1990 Soil Córdoba, Argentina
78 S. robustispiculum Phan et al., 2005 Soil Vietnam
79 S. sacchari Nthenga et al., 2014 Soil South Africa
80 S. sangi Phan et al., 2001a Soil Vietnam
81 S. sasonense Phan et al., 2006a Soil Vietnam
82 S. scapterisci Nguyen and Smart Jr, 1990 Scapteriscus vicinus Scudder Rivera, Uruguay
83 S. scarabaei Stock and Koppenhöfer, 2003 Anomala (= Exomala) orientalis and Popillia japonica New Jersey, USA
84 S. schliemanni Spiridonov et al., 2010 Osmoderma ceremita Germany, Europe
85 S. siamkayai Stock et al., 1998 Soil Petchabun Province, Thailand
86 S. sichuanense Mráček et al., 2006 Soil China
87 S. silvaticum Sturhan et al., 2005 Soil Berlin Germany, Europe
88 S. surkhetense Khatri-Chhetri et al., 2011b Soil Nepal
89 S. tami Luc et al., 2000 Soil Vietnam
90 S. taiwanensis Tseng et al., 2018 Soil Taiwan
91 S. texanum Nguyen et al., 2007 Soil Texas, USA
92 S. thanhi Phan et al., 2001b Soil Vietnam
93 S. tielingense Ma et al., 2012 Soil China
94 S. tophus Çimen et al., 2014 Soil South Africa
95 S. unicornum Edgington et al., 2009a Soil Chile
96 S. xinbinense Ma et al., 2012 Soil China
97 S. xueshanense Mráček et al., 2009 Soil China
98 S. weiseri Mráček et al., 2003 Soil Czech Republic, Europe
99 S. yirgalemense Nguyen et al., 2004b Soil Yirgalem, Ethiopia
100 S. bertusi Katumanyane et al., 2019 Soil Tito, Mpumalanga, and Port Edward, Kwa
Zulu Natal, South Africa
  1. *Species considered as junior synonym, species inquirendae and nomun nudum are mentioned in the text