Diagnosis: Body 1.7- 1.9 mm long and slender. Cuticle
with fine radial elements, lacking fixation folds. Lip region offset,
with prominent peri-oral disc. Stoma sclerotised, inverted thistle-funnel-shaped.
Odontostyle attenuating, with fine lumen. Odontophore elongate, slightly
arcuate. Expanded part of oesophagus cylindrical, over two body widths
long, offset from anterior slender part by depression. Female reproductive
system monoprodelphic. Post-uterine sac long. Tail obtusely
rounded, less than one anal body width long. Males not known.
Type and only species: Capilonchus lineatus
(Description- Jairajpuri & Ahmad, 1992)
DNA Sequences Obtained
||Mount Rushmore National Monument