Genus Mermis
Dujardin, 1842
Photo Gallery- 9 Mile Prairie

Definition: Mermithidae.  Cuticle with criss-cross fibres.  Mouth terminal with 2 lateral papillae close to it.  4 head papillae placed further back.  2 laterally placed amphids.  Vagina S-shaped.  Males with 2 spicules.

Type species:  Mermis nigrescens Dujardin, 1842

(Description- Goodey, 1963)

DNA Sequence Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
9Mile 4-30 LP2-53 9 Mile Prairie, Preliminary survey

Species found:       at:
M. nigrescens Lexington, NE