Measurements (from Sher & Allen, 1953)
L = 0.64-0.68 mm; a = 27-37; b = 5.5-6.1; c = 16-18; V = 73-75
L = 0.55-0.57 mm; a = 26; b = 5.4-5.8; c = 17-18; spear = 16 um
Description (from Sher & Allen, 1953)
Female: Lateral field marked by four incisures. Lip region slightly set off from body, bears four annules. Outer margins of sclerotized labial framework extend into body about one body annule. Spear-guiding apparatus extends posteriorly from basal plate about three body annules. Spear 17 um long, conspicuous basal knobs flattened anteriorly. Orifice of dorsal esophageal gland about 2 um behind spear base. Hemizonid just anterior to excretory pore, about two body annules long. Ovary consists of a single row of oocytes, except for double row near anterior end. Spermatheca oval, uterus short. Posterior uterine branch about as long as width of body at vulva. Four incisures extend past phasmid. Tail tapering to a narrow almost pointed terminus. No striations around terminus.
Male: Similar to female. Single outstretched testis, spermatocytes in a double row. Spicules, gubernaculum, and bursa typical of the genus.
Type host: Roots of banana.
Type locality: Kew gardens, England.