Body slightly curved ventrally or nearly straight when relaxed.
Body diameter increases from lips to base of esophagus 2.3 + .3
times. Lip width 10.1 um + .4. Lips set off from
body by a weak to fairly strong constriction and moderately separated from
each other. Lips angular with blunt or pointed papillae slightly
protruding or not protruding. Amphids cup-shaped, 4-6 umwide
at opening. Cuticle faintly annulated; thickness at mid-body 1.0
+ .1. Cuticle thickness at head same as at mid-body;
thickness at tail 2-3 times as great. Division of cuticle into layers
obscure. Lateral cord width 9 um + 2.
Spear length 11.4 um + .5. Width of spear 1.3 um + .1. Spear aperture 31% + 3 of spear length. Length of spear extension obscure. Anterior end of guiding sheath ring-like or obscure. Esophagus enlarges gradually or fairly abruptly between narrow anterior and wide posterior portions; enlargement begins at 36% + 3 of esophagus length from base. Cardia hemispherical or conical, 3-10 um long. Intestine 5-6 cells in circumference. Rectum length 17 m + 3. Prerectum length 21 um + 4. Anal body diameter 15 um + 2. Tail dorsal-convex or arcuate-conical with narrowly rounded to nearly acute tip. Tail straight or bent ventrally slightly to 90 degrees from body axis. Two caudal papillae.
Anterior gonad 15% + 3 of body length; posterior 14% + 3. Gonads reflexed 30-100%. Vulval labia with triangular sclerotized pieces. No eggs observed.
Habitats: All biotic areas of Indiana in woods, and shrubby and grassy areas.