Female: 610u; a, 32; b, 5.6; c,
6; V, 71%.
Description: Body cylindrical, transparent, tapering rapidly
anteriad from the middle bulb and finely tapering posteriad from just behind
the anus; posterior half of tail uniformly tapering to a fine point.
Cuticular striation very fine, not obvserved on the head. Lateral
field with 4 faint incisures. Head not set off, not supported internally
by sclerotized pieces; cheilorhabdions unsclerotized. Stylet fine,
12.8 um long, without distinct basal knobs but with sclerotized
attachment points. Oesophagus tylenchoid, middle bulb well set off,
with small valves and weak musculature; somewhat expanded terminal bulb,
not extending over the anterior end of the intestine. Excretory pore
opposite the beginning of the terminal bulb. Ovary single, outstretched,
extending almost to the base of the oesophagus; short post-vulvar uterine
sac. Cervical papillae opposite excretory pore. Phasmid at
the end of the conical portion of the tail. Tail 11.7 anal diameters
long, with uncinate tip.
Habitat: Living in the top inch of bottom mud on a mud
flat at low tide.
Type locality: Sonadia Island, Bay of Bengal, Cox's Bazar,
(Description- Timm, 1956)