Genus Ditylenchus
Filip’ev, 1936
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Median bulb with or without valve; isthmus not separated from glandular bulb by a constriction; glandular bulb short or long, when long may overlap the intestine for a short or long distance. Ovary short or long, sometimes reaching esophageal region and/or flexed; oocytes in one/two rows; columned uterus with four rows of four cells; post-uterine sac (PUS) present or absent. Testes usually without flexures; caudal alae leptoderan, short adanal or long, but never reaching tail end. Mature female not or slightly swollen. Mycetophagous or parasites of higher plants, found in soil or above ground.

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
KonzaIV GG-15 Konza Prairie, First survey
CO-2002-17 Colorado

Type species:  Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kuhn) Filipjev

Species found:       at:
D. anchilispomosus Konza Prairie ddddddddddddddddddd
D. caudatus Konza Prairie
D. clarus Konza Prairie, 9 Mile Prairie
D. dipsaci Utah
D. microdens Konza Prairie, 9 Mile Prairie
D. obesus Konza Prairie, 9 Mile Prairie
D. valveus Konza Prairie

Species list  from Ebsary, 1991