Photo Gallery-Nine-mile Prairie
Description (from Thorne & Malek, 1968):
Female: 0.7 mm; a = 29; b = 5.3; c = 8.2; V = 61
Body cylindroid except at extremities. Lateral fields 1/3 body width, marked by 4 incisures. Lip region rounded, not striated. Amphid apertures minutely oval, just below contour of lips. Spear 13u long with broad basal flanges. Median bulb of esophagus fusiform, without sclerotized valve. Basal bulb elongate-pyriform, slightly longer than body width. Excretory pore and hemizonid opposite anterior end of of bulb. Posterior uterine branch length less than body width. Tail elongate-conoid to clavate terminus.
Boleodoroides clavicaudatus [sic] differs from the type in longer spear, 13:8u-9u, more anterior vulva 61:75% and shorter posterior uterine branch.
Habitat: Prairie sod, state line east of Greeley, Colorado.
DNA Sequences Obtained
|KonzaI CC-95||Konza Prairie, First survey|