spiral when relaxed. Lip
region conoid, rounded, bearing 5 annules. However, on some speimens
annules of the anterior head and lip region were so minute that they were
scarcely visible. Spear
long with cupped knobs. Dorsal esophageal
gland outlet 10u behind spear. Spermagonia a prominent
feature of the reproductive tract. Phasmids 7-9 annules anterior
Tail with 7-9 ventral annules, bearing an elongated terminus which
usually is slightly annulated.
Habitat: Windbreak 4 miles north of Brookings, South Dakota.
(Description-Thorne and Malek, 1968)
DNA Sequences Obtained
|KonzaIII GG-80||Konza Prairie, First survey|