Body length usually 1-2 mm long. Cuticle finely
striated. Lip region truncate, continuous or offset by depression.
Odontostyle long, usually sinuate. Guiding ring single or 'double'.
Odontophore rod-like. Anterior slender part of oesophagus expanding
very gradually, sometimes almost continuous with posterior expanded part.
Cardia elongate-conoid. Female reproductive system amphidelphic.
Vulva transverse or longitudinal. Prerectum in male short, beginning
within range of supplements. Spicules dorylaimoid. Ventromedian
supplements less than 20, contiguous. Tail long, filiform in
females and short, conoid with rounded tip in males.
Type species: Drepanodorylaimus filiformis Jairajpuri,
Syn.: Prodorylaimus filiformis (Jairajpuri, 1966) Loof,
Species found: at: