Photo Gallery- Nine-Mile Prairie
Head set off by slight depression. Spear somewhat fusiform, about as long as width of lip region. Amphids forming a deep pocket about lips. About 2/3 of esophagus enlarged. Cardia cylindroid. Anterior uterine branch 2-3 times as long as body width. Posterior ovary reflexed about 1/2 its length. Prerectum length 4-5 times body width. Tails bluntly rounded with conspicuous radial striae, slightly longer than those of type specimens from forest soil near Washington, D. C.
Habitat: A rare species from native sod, Columbus and Valentine
Nebraska; Norwich, North Dakota; and cottonwood near Brookings, South Dakota.
(Description- Thorne, 1974)
DNA Sequences Obtained
|Konza IAA-53||Konza Prairie, first survey|