Genus Akrotonus
Thorne, 1974

    Diagnosis: Medium-sized nematodes, 2.0 mm long.  Cuticle thick, marked with fine transverse striations.  Lip region rounded, papillae not interfering with its contour.  Amphidial foveae two-thirds head width, shallow, cyathiform.  Odontostyle wide, aperture three-fifths length.  Four elongate gland-like structures extend backwards from point opposite to middle of spear and almost reach nerve ring.  Oesophagus gradually enlarging in basal three-fifths of its length.  Cardiac disc thin, attached to disk-like cardia.  Female reproductive system amphidelphic.  Vulva a transverse slit with muscular labia.  Spicules almost straight; ventromedian supplements only two.  Tail short, conoid; similar in sexes.

Type species: Akrotonus vigor Thorne, 1974.

(Description- Jairajpuri and Ahmad, 1992)

Species found:    at:
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