Genus Mononchus
Bastian, 1865
Photo Galleries:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Konza Prairie

Genus Comparisons- Mononchid heads
Genus comparisons- Mononchid tails

Definition:  Mononchidae.  Dorsal tooth in anterior part of stoma, powerful, pointing forwards.  Subventral teeth absent but an untoothed ventral, opposing ridge may be present.  Stoma walls parallel, base of stoma usually pointed. Oesophago-intestinal junction non-tuberculate.  Gonads paired, rarely single and prodelphic.

Species found:       at:
M. papillatus 9-Mile Prairieddddddd

Type species:  Mononchus truncatus Bastian, 1865
                syn.  M. (M.) truncatus Bastian, 1865 (Cobb, 1916)
                    M. macrostoma Bastian, 1865
                    M. (M.) macrostoma Bastian, 1865 (Cobb, 1916)
                        M. longicaudatus Cobb, 1893
                        M. (M.) longicaudatus Cobb, 1893 (Cobb, 1916)
                        M. (M.) macrostoma v. longicaudatus (Cobb, 1893) Micol., 1922
                    M. macrostoma v. armatus Daday,  1897
                    M. dadayi Micoletzky, 1914 nec. Micholetzky, 1922
                    M. (M.) dadaayi Micoletzky, 1914 (Cobb, 1916)
                    M. (M.) obtusus Cobb, 1917
                        M. (M.) macrostoma v. pseudoparvus Micholetzky, 1922
                    M. macrostoma v. filicaudatus W. Schneider, 1937
                        M. microstoma in Sch. Stek., 1943 lapsus for macrostoma
-Goodey, 1963

DNA Sequence Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
KonzaIII AD-103 Konza Prairie, First survey