Boleodorus thylactus
Thorne, 1941
Photo Gallery- Konza Prairie
Photo Gallery- Nine-mile Prairie

0.5 mm; a = 21; b = 5.0; c = 10; V = 28 691                                       Drawings- Thorne, 1941
0.4 mm; a = 28; b = 5.3; c = 9.2; T = 38

     Characters of the genus. Coarsest striae only about 1u apart. Lip region smooth.  Spear 12u - 14u long.  Lateral field about 1/5 body width, a bright band with refractive borders and two median obscure incisures.
     Boleodorus thylactus usually is immediately recognized by the hooked tails and arcuate bodies.
     Habitat: Frequently found throughout the northern Great Plains in both cultivated and virgin soils; sometimes abundant in corn and small grain fields.

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
KonzaIII BB-110 Konza Prairie, First survey
KonzaIV GG-47 Konza Prairie, First survey
9Mile 3-30 SW1-30 9 Mile Prairie, Preliminary survey