Diagnosis: Body small, less than 1 mm. Lip region
slightly set off, wider than adjoining body. Mural tooth small, subdorsally
located on wall of a narrow and tubular pharynx. Oesophagus comprising
of a long anterior part and a short distinctly offset basal bulb.
The latter having a well developed and thick-walled 'triquetrous' chamber.
The lumen of oesophagus wider specially in basal bulb. Cardiac gland
absent. Cardia well developed, hemispherical. Female reproductive
system amphidelphic. Prerectum absent. Tail elongate with an
acute terminus and a prominent caudal papilla near its middle. Males
(Description- Ahmed & Jairajpuri)
Type and only species: Campydora demonstrans Cobb, 1920
Species found: at:
|C. demonstrans||Konza Prairie,||9-Mile Prairie|