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Table 2 List of Heterorhabditis 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 H. amazonensis Andaló et al., 2006 Soil Brazil
2 H. atacamensis Edgington et al., 2011 Soil Chile
3 H. bacteriophora Poinar, 1976 Heliothis punctigera Wallengren Brecon, South Australia
4 H. baujardi Phan et al., 2003 Soil Vietnam
5 H. beicherriana Li et al., 2012 Soil China
6 H. downesi Stock et al., 2002 Soil Ireland
7 H. floridensis Nguyen et al., 2006a Soil Florida, USA
8 H. georgiana Nguyen et al., 2008b - Georgia
9 H. indica Poinar Jr et al., 1992 Soil (Soil baited with Scirpophaga excerptalis Walker, larvae) Coimbatore, India
10 H. marelatus Liu & Berry, 1996 Soil Seaside, Oregon, USA
11 H. megidis Poinar Jr et al., 1987 Popillia japonica Newman Jeromesville, Ohio, USA
12 H. mexicana Nguyen et al., 2004a Soil Mexico
13 H. noenieputensis Malan et al., 2014 Soil South Africa
14 H. safricana Malan et al., 2008 Soil South Africa
15 H. taysearae Shamseldean et al., 1996 Soil Egypt
16 H. zealandica Poinar, 1990 Heteronychus arator F. Auckland, New Zealand
  1. *Species considered as junior synonym, species inquirendae and nomun nudum are mentioned in the text