A new record species Heterodera ripae
was found in the rhizosphere soil of nettle (Urtica
sp.) on the bank of the Mangniu
River in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, China. The new record species can be characterized by vulval cone bifenestrate with
circular or subcircular semifenestrae, vulval slit length averaging 34.2 μm, vulval bridge mostly broad, underbridge weak, bullae
absent；the second-stage larvae stylet knobs rather wide and slightly projecting anteriorly，tail length averaging 43.7 μm and
hyaline region length averaging 22.3 μm.