Basiria obliquua
Thorne and Malek, 1968
Basiroides obliquus
Photo Gallery- Konza Prairie
Photo Gallery- Nine-Mile Prairie

0.9 mm; a = 34; b = 6.6; c = 6.3-7.3; V = 36 66-73 2
0.9 mm; a = 40; b = 6.1; c = 6.3; T = 60

     Annules near head 1.3u wide while near midbody they are 2.5u.  Subcuticle near head with wide annules while on most of body there are 2 annules for each cuticular annule. Lateral field 1/4 body width with 4 obscure incisures or a simple plain band. Lips without annules. Amphid apertures oblique. Spear 12u-14u long with well developed knobs, its muscles attached to a cuticular band and border of cephalic arches. Tails of both sexes elongate conoid with minutely rounded terminus. Phasmids easily visible.
     Habitat:  Native sod near Dunniston, North Dakota, and Barnesville, Minnesota, and pond bank, Route 281 West, south of Armourdale, North Dakota.

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
KonzaIII GG-48 Konza Prairie, First survey
KonzaII CD-80 Konza Prairie, First survey