Genus Dolichodera


Females. Cyst stage present. Body elongate-oval, with long neck and no terminal cone. Cuticle of medium thickness (3-4 um), with fine irregular striae; subcrystalline layer present. Vulva subterminal circumfenestrate. Bullae present. No anal fenestration. Eggs retained in body.

Males. Not known

Juveniles 2d stage. Stylet < 25 um. Lateral fields with four lines. Oesophageal gland filling body cavity. Tail conical, elongated; with hyaline terminal half. Phasmids punctiform.