Eucephalobus teres
Thorne, 1937
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Diagnosis-    Female: 0.74 mm; a = 25; b = 4.1; c = 11.1; V = 62
Lips completely amalgamated, low, rounded.  Esophagus: Isthmus length equal to neck width; corpus slender, cylindrical, 41/2 times as long as isthmus.  Nerve ring encircling corpus almost one neck-width above junction with isthmus.  Excretory pore slightly posterior to nerve ring.  Female tail conoid, acute, with terminus slightly bent ventrally.  Male unknown.
    Most resembling Eucephalobus laevis but the cephalic axils are shallower and less angular and the corpus of the esophagus is longer in proportion to the isthmus.
Habitat:  Decaying portion of King Alfred daffodil, infested with Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kuhn, 1858); from Brookings, Oregon.
(Description- Thorne, 1937)

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
KonzaI AC-117 Konza Prairie, First survey