Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Zeng Zhao

Zeng Zhao
Position: Nematologist / Capability Leader
Team: Systematics
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Phone: +64 9 574 4109
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Role at Landcare Research

Research Scientist — Nematology

Research interests

Nematode Taxonomy

  • Aphelenchida
  • Triplonchida

Recent publications

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Adelaide
    PhD Aphelenchid Nematodes
    2006
  • Shanxi Agricultural
    BAgSc Plant Protection
    1985

Publications

Publications

  • Xu Y, Leduc D, Ye W & Zhao Z (2018) Morphological and molecular description of Tripylella jianjuni sp. nov. (Nematoda: Tripylidae) from New Zealand. Nematology (In press) (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Xu Y, Ye W, Wang J, Zhao Z 2018. Morphological and molecular characterisation of Longidorus pinus sp. nov. (Nematoda: Longidoridae) from China and key to known species of Longidorus in China. Nematology (in press). 10.1163/15685411-00003165 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Leduc D, Zhao ZQ, Verdon V, Xu Y 2018. Phylogenetic position of the enigmatic deep-sea nematode order Rhaptothyreida: a molecular analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 122: 29-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.01.018 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Verdon V, Leduc D, Zhao Z 2018. Phylogenetic position of the Paramicrolaimidae, description of a new Paramicrolaimus species, and a new order to accommodate the Microlaimoidea (Nematoda: Chromadorea). Zoological Jurnal of the Linnean Society 183, 52-69. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Xu Y, Guo K, Ye W, Wang J, Zheng J, Zhao Z 2017. Morphological and molecular characterisation of Longidorus juglans sp. nov. and a sister species L. fangi Xu & Cheng, 1991 (Nematoda: Longidoridae) from China. Nematology 19, 951-970. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • SA FORGIE, Q PAYNTER, Z ZHAO, C FLOWERS, & SV FOWLER (2018) Newly released non-native dung beetle species provide enhanced ecosystem services in New Zealand pastures. Ecological Entomology. doi: 10.1111/een.1251 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Zhao ZQ, Ho W, Griffin R, Surrey M, Taylor R, Aalders LT, Bell NL, Xu YM, Alexander BJR 2017. First record of the root knot nematode, Meloidogyne minor in New Zealand with description, sequencing information and key to known species of Meloidogyne in New Zealand. Zootaxa 4231(2): 203-218. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4231.2.4 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Leduc D, Zhao ZQ 2017. Phylogenetic relationships within the Cyatholaimidae (Nematoda: Chromadorida), the taxonomic significance of cuticle pore and pore-like structures, and a description of two new species. Marine Biodiversity [early view online]. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12526-016-0605-z (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Xu YM, Li D, Ho W, Alexander BJR, Zhao ZQ 2017. First report of Litylenchus coprosma on Coprosma robusta. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 12(1): 17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-017-0242-9 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Xu YM, Zhao ZQ, Davies KA, Wang JM 2017. Tripylella australis sp. nov. and Tripyla setifera Bütschli 1873 (Nematoda: Triplonchida: Tripylidae) from Australia. Zootaxa 4250(1): 55-66. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4250.1.4 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Li D, Xu YM, Zhao ZQ 2017. First report of Zeatylenchus pittosporum on Pittosporum crassifolium. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 12: 10. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-017-0235-8 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Leduc D, Zhao ZQ 2017. Molecular and morphological characterisation of Sphaerolaimus haurakiensis n. sp. (Nematoda, Sphaerolaimidae) from the New Zealand continental shelf. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 51(4): 577-590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2017.1298633 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Asghari R, Eskandari A, Tanha Maafi Z, Álvarez-Ortega S, Zhao Zeng Q 2017. Morphological and molecular characterisation of new and known species of Tripyla Bastian, 1865 (Triplonchida: Tripylidae) from northern Iran, with phylogenetic relationships, compendium and identification key. Nematology 19(1): 21-56. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00003030 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Leduc D, Zhao ZQ 2016. Morphological and molecular characterisation of new Acanthopharynx and Desmodora species (Nematoda: Desmodorinae) from intertidal sediments of New Zealand. Nematology 18(8): 905-924. http://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00003004 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Leduc D, Zhao ZQ 2016. Review of the genus Odontophora (Nematoda: Axonolaimidae), with a key to valid species and description of Odontophora atrox sp. n. from the New Zealand coast. Nematology 18(10): 1125-1139. http://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00003018 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Leduc D, Zhao Z 2016. Phylogenetic relationships within the superfamily Desmodoroidea (Nematoda: Desmodorida), with descriptions of two new and one known species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 176(3): 511-536. http://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12324 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Leduc D, Zhao ZQ 2016. Molecular characterisation of five nematode species (Chromadorida, Selachinematidae) from shelf and upper slope sediments off New Zealand, with description of three new species. Zootaxa 4132(1): 59-76. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4132.1.5 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Asghari R, Eskandari A, Tanha Maafi Z, Zhao ZQ, Álvarez-Ortega S, Nadirkhanloo M 2015. Description of Trischistoma abharensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Trischistomatidae) and first record of Tripylella intermedia (Bütschli, 1873) Brzeski & Winiszewska-Ślipinska, 1993 (Nematoda: Tripylidae) from Iran. Zootaxa 3986(3). http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3986.3.5 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Leduc D, Zhao Z 2015. Latronema whataitai sp n. (Nematoda: Selachinematidae) from intertidal sediments of New Zealand, with notes on relationships within the family based on preliminary 18S and D2-D3 phylogenetic analyses. Nematology 17(8): 941-952. http://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00002915 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • KERRIE A. Davies, GARY S. TAYLOR, Sonja scheffer, Zeng Qi Zhao, Jeff Makinson, Robin Adair & ROBIN M. Giblin-Davis (2015) First record of Fergusonina (Diptera: Fergusoninidae) and associated Fergusobia (Tylenchida: Neotylenchidae) forming galls on Leptospermum (Myrtaceae) from Queensland and Victoria, with descriptions of new species (preparation) (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Zhao Z, Li D, Davies KA, Ye W 2015. Schistonchus zealandicus n. sp. (Nematoda: Aphelenchoididae) associated with Ficus macrophylla in New Zealand. Nematology 17(1): 53-66. http://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00002851 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Xu YM, Zhao ZQ, Wang JM 2015. A new species and a new record of Trischistoma Cobb, 1913 (Nematoda: Enoplida: Trischistomatidae) from Shanxi Province, China. Zootaxa 3937(3): 564-576. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3937.3.8 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Zhao Z, Li D, Buckley TR 2014. [Abstract] Analysis of primary structure loops from Hairpins 35 and 48 of the Nematoda SSU rRNA gene provides further evidence that the genera Tripylina Brzeski, 1963, Trischistoma Cobb, 1913 and Rhabdolaimus de Man, 1880 are members of Enoplida. Proceedings: 6th International Congress of Nematology, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2014. Pp. 259. http://journals.fcla.edu/jon/article/view/83290 (Conference Proceedings, 2014)
  • Zhao ZQ, Xi TY, Xu YM 2014. A new species of the genus Tripylella Brzeski and Winiszewska-Ślipińska, 1993 (Nematoda: Triplonchida: Tripylidae) from New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 138(2): 267-276. (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Xu YM, Zhao ZQ, Wang JM, Huo SY, Jiang C 2013. Description of a new record Helicotylenchus indicus in Shanxi province, China. Journal of Shanxi Agricultural University (Natural Science Edition) 33(6): 517-519. (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Zhao ZQ, Davies KA, Alexander BJR, Riley IT 2013. Zeatylenchus pittosporum gen. n., sp n. (Tylenchida: Anguinata), from leaves of Pittosporum tenuifolium (Pittosporaceae) in New Zealand. Nematology 15(2): 197-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00002671 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Zhao ZQ, Davies KA, Brenton-Rule EC, Grangier J, Gruber MAM, Giblin-Davis RM, Lester PJ 2013. Diploscapter formicidae sp n. (Rhabditida: Diploscapteridae), from the ant Prolasius advenus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in New Zealand. Nematology 15(1): 109-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854112x649828 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Pham TH, Wang HT, Zhao ZQ, Zheng JW 2013. A new species of the genus Tripylina Brzeski, 1963 (Nematoda: Enoplida: Trischistomatidae) from Zhejiang Province, eastern China. Zootaxa 3717(2): 158-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3717.2.2 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Xu YM, Zhao ZQ, Wang JM 2013. An index to new genera and species of Nematoda in Zootaxa from 2007 to 2012. Zootaxa 3646(2): 160-170. (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Zhao ZQ, Xu YM 2013. New Zealand species of the genus Tripyla Bastian, 1865 (Nematoda: Triplonchida: Tripylidae). II: Two new, a known species and key to species. Zootaxa 3637(4): 432-449. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3637.4.3 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Asghari R, Pourjam E, Heydari R, Zhao ZQ, Ramaji FA 2012. Tripylina gorganensis n. sp. (Triplonchida: Tripylidae) from northern Iran. Nematology 14: 613-621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854112X624609 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Asghari R, Pourjam E, Heydari R, Zhao ZQ 2012. Laimaphelenchus persicus n. sp (Nematoda: Aphelenchoididae) from Iran. Zootaxa(3325): 59-67. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000304427800005 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Zhao Z, Li D, Buckley TR 2012. Analysis of primary structure loops from Hairpins 35 and 48 of the Nematoda SSU rRNA gene provides further evidence that the genera Tripylina Brzeski, 1963, Trischistoma Cobb, 1913 and Rhabdolaimus de Man, 1880 are members of Enoplida. Zootaxa 3208: 41-57. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3208.html (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Yeates.W., Zhao ZQ, Hitchmough RA, Stringer AN 2012. The conservation status of New Zealand Nematoda. New Zealand entomologist 35(2): 128-130. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00779962.2012.686317 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Zhao, Z. Q., T.Y. Xi and Y.M. Xu (2012) A new species of the genus Tripylella Brzeski & Winiszewska-Ślipińska, 1993 (Nematoda: Triplonchida: Tripylidae) from New Zealand. (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Zhao ZQ, Davies KA, Brenton-Rule EC, Grangier J, Gruber MAM, Giblin-Davis RM, Lester PJ 2012. [Abstract] New Diploscapter sp. (Rhabditida: Diploscapteridae) from the native ant, Prolasius advenus, in New Zealand. Proceedings: Society of Nematologists 51st Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A., 12-15 August 2012. http://journals.fcla.edu/jon/article/view/81586 (Conference Proceedings, 2012)
  • Zhao ZQ, Crosby T 2011. Images and text for 8 species of Nematoda. New Zealand Biosecurity Image Library. www.padil.gov.au. (Web Page, 2011)
  • Shaw S, Speare R, Lynn DH, Yeates G, Zhao Z, Berger L, Jakob-Hoff R 2011. Nematode and ciliate nasal infection in captive archey’s frogs (Leiopelma archeyi). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 42(3): 473-479. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000295421500014 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Zhao ZQ 2011. A review of the genus Trischistoma Cobb, 1913 (Nematoda: Enoplida), with descriptions of four new species from New Zealand. Zootaxa(3045): 1-25. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000295916800001 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Zhao ZQ 2011. A review of the genus Trischistoma Cobb, 1913 (Nematoda: Enoplida), with descriptions of four new species from New Zealand. Zootaxa(3045): 1-25. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000295916800001 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Zhao ZQ, Davies K, Alexander B, Riley IT 2011. Litylenchus coprosma gen. n., sp. n. (Tylenchida: Anguinata), from leaves of Coprosma repens (Rubiaceae) in New Zealand. Nematology 13: 29-44. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Wouts WM, Zhao ZQ 2010. Type material in the National Nematode Collection of New Zealand. Zootaxa 2611: 58-68. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Zhao ZQ 2009. [Abstract] Morphology and molecular study of nematodes in the family Tripylidae, Oerley 1880 from New Zealand. Proceedings: Islands and hotspots: the 58th annual conference of the Entomological Society of New Zealand, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Auckland N.Z., 5-8 April, 2009. Pp. 53. (Conference Proceedings, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ, Ye W, Giblin-Davis RM, Li D, Thomas WK, Davies KA, Riley IT 2009. Observations on the occurence and relationship of nematodes in Australia conifers [sic]. In: Richardson M, Hodgson C, Forbes A ed. Proceedings: IUFRO International Forest Biosecurity Conference, Rotorua, N.Z., 16-20 March, 2009. Pp. 143-145. http://www.forestbiosecurity.com/pix/Conferencehandbooksummaries.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ, Buckley T 2009. The nematode genus Tripylina : recent discoveries result in Order placement change. NZAC news 3: 1-2. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/NZAC/NZAC_news3.pdf (Journal Article, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ 2009. New Zealand species of the genus Tripyla Bastian, 1865 (Nematoda:Triplonchida: Tripylidae). I : A new species, a new record and key to long-tailed species. Zootaxa 2291: 35-50. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/zt02291p050.pdf (Journal Article, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ, Riley R, Davies KA, Li DM 2009. Above-ground nematodes of conifers in south-eastern Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 133(1): 41-50. (Journal Article, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ 2009. A review of the genus Tripylina Brzeski, 1963 (Nematoda : Triplonchida), with descriptions of five new species from New Zealand. Zootaxa 2238: 1-24. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/zt02238p024.pdf (Journal Article, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ, Buckley TR 2009. Phylogenetic analysis of nematode nuclear 18S rDNA sequences indicates the genus Tripylina Brzeski, 1963 (Nematoda: Tripylidae de Man, 1876) should be placed in Enoplida. Zootaxa 2238: 25-32. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/zt02238p032.pdf (Journal Article, 2009)
  • Zhao ZQ, Ye WM, Giblin-Davis RA, Li DM, Thomas WK, Davies KA, Riley IT 2008. Morphological and molecular analysis of six aphelenchoidoids from Australian conifers and their relationship to Bursaphelenchus (Fuchs, 1937). Nematology 10: 663-678. (Journal Article, 2008)

Skills

Skills

  • Biosystematics (Nematode)
  • Nematode Taxonomy