Genus Hemicaloosia
Ray & Das, 1978

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Wisconsin Arboretum

Caloosiinae.  Female 0.74-0.84 mm and male 0.61-0.66 mm long in type species.  A membranous body sheath and lateral fields in females and juveniles present.  Annules usually separated by grooves, cuticle not folded between annules.  Lateral field on body sheath marked by two incisures.  Female stylet 60-64 um long and spicules 33-36 um long in type species.  Cephalic region of male smooth, marked off from body by a discontinuity in annulation.

Type species:
    Hemicaloosia americanae Ray & Das, 1978 (original spelling americana)
        syn. Caloosia americanae (Ray & Das) Raski & Luc, 1987

Other species:
    Hemicaloosia delpradi (Maas, 1970) Siddiqi, 1980
        syn. Caloosia delpradi  Maas, 1970
    H. luci Dhanachand & Jairajpuri, 1980
        syn. Caloosia luci (Dhanachand & Jairajpuri, 1980) Raski & Luc, 1987
    H. nudata (Colbran, 1963) Ras & Das, 1978
        syn. Hemicycliophora nudata Colbran, 1963
           Caloosia nudata (Colbran) Brzeski, 1974
    H. paradoxa (luc, 1958) Ray & DAs, 1978
        syn. Hemicycliophora paradoxa Luc, 1958
           Caloosia paradoxa (Luc) Brzeski, 1974

The type species was collected from rhizosphere of Agave americana L. at Madhujhari, Phulbani district, Orissa State, India

This genus included in the Criconematid Project

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen           collected:
16885 Curtis Prairie, Wisconsin Arboretum 
16886 Curtis Prairie, Wisconsin Arboretum 

(Description- Siddiqi, 2000)