0.75 mm; a = 31; b = 5.7; c = 18; V = 58
0.70 mm; a = 35; b = 5.6; c = 35; T = 38
Characters of the genus.
Lateral fields marked by 4 incisures. Spear very slender, 14u
long. Distance from anterior end to median bulb slightly greater
than from bulb to esophagus base. Nerve ring adjacent to median bulb.
Excretory pore just behind nerve ring. Heminzonid 1 body width behind
excretory pore. Deirid opposite hemizonid. Ovary outstretched.
Spermatheca at anterior end of uterine tract. Posterior uterine branch
with 2 or 3 rudimentary terminal cells. Phasmids posterior to middle of
tail. Post rectal blind sac present. Male tail with broad bursa and
conspicuous phasmids. Spicula plain, arcuate, cephalated.
Habitat: Occasionally occurs in cultivated and virgin
soil throughout Minnesota and North and South Dakota