Genus Clarkus

Diagnosis (from Jairajpuri, 1970)
    Lips and labial papillae prominent.  Buccal cavity barrel-shaped, with or without a non-denticulate ventral ridge.  Dorsal tooth generally small, apex directed forward, and situated in anterior half of buccal cavity.  Esophago-intestinal junction non-tuberculate.  Ovaries paired, reflexed.  Spicules and accessory pieces short and stout.  Tails similar, conoid, arcuate ventrally.  Caudal glands poorly developed or absent, spinneret absent or inconspicuous.
    Clarkus comes close to Prionchulus but differs in the absence of a denticulate ventral ridge in the buccal cavity.

Type species: Clarkus papillatus (Bastian, 1865) n. comb.
                        syn. Mononchus papillatus Bastian, 1865

 Species found:  at:
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