Robbins and Weiner, 1978
Longidoridae (as reported by Hooper and Southey, 1973).
Enlarged posterior basal portion of esophagus about 40% of total esophagus
length. Posterior subventral glands and nuclei (PSVGN) evident and
located at approximately 80% of the enlarged basal portion of the esophagus.
No anterior subventral glands and nuclei (ASVGN) observed. Vulva
30-40%. Anterior genital branch lacking, posterior genital branch
Type species: Californidorus pinguicaudatus Robbins and Weiner,
Californidorus n. gen. can be distinguished from its closest
relatives: Xiphinema, Xiphidorus, Longidorus, and
by the proportionally longer basal portion of the esophagus and the presence
of PSVGN and absence of ASVGN.
(Description- Robbins and Weiner, 1978)