Genus Drepanodorylaimus
Jairajpuri, 1966

    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, 1966.
Syn.:  Prodorylaimus filiformis (Jairajpuri, 1966) Loof, 1985

Species found:   at:
D. flexus Konza Prairie