Diagnosis (after Andrassy): Body 0.7 -1.8 mm long, fairly stout.
Head offset, lips angular. Spear slender, 10-15 times as long as
thick, 1.3-2 times longer than cephalic diameter. Guiding ring simple,
thin, level with anterior fourth of third of spear. Oesophagus expanded
somewhat behind its middle, widened part very strong. Dorsal oesophageal
gland nucleus unusually large. Prerectum short, 1-2 anal diameters.
Vulva transverse, cuticularized, female gonad amphidelphic. Tail
in both sexes conoid, practically straight, short, only 1-2 times as long
as anal body width, finely rounded on its tip. Male known in a single
species; supplements few in number, free.
Type species: Dorydorella
bryophila (de Man, 1880) Andrassy, 1987.
= Eudorylaimus adipatus
D. paraconfusa (Altherr,
1952) Andrassy, 1987
D. pratensis (de
Man, 1880) Andrassy, 1987
D. tenuidens (Thorne
& Swanger, 1936) Andrassy, 1987
(Description- Loof et al., 1995)