Body small to moderately long, 0.6 to 2.1 mm.
Cuticle smooth or with fine transverse striations, especially on tail.
Lip region offset, lips separate and mostly angular. Amphids with
stirrup-shaped fovea. Odontostyle 9 to 30 micrometers or one to one-and-a-half
lip region widths long; aperture one-third length. Guiding ring single,
thin. Oesophagus enlarged near middle or posteromedially. Female
reproductive system amphidelphic. Vulva longitudinal or pore-like,
with cuticularised labia. Males rare, spicules dorylaimoid; lateral
guiding pieces present and ventromedian supplements four-nine. Precloacal
space absent between ventromedial row and adanal pair of supplements.
Tail 3.5 to 8.0 anal body widths long, ventrally curved, with pointed tip;
similar in sexes.
Type species: Epidorylaimus
lugdunensis (De Man, 1880) Andrassy, 1986
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