Genus Neoactinolaimus
Thorne, 1967
Syn.: Mactinolaimus Andrassy, 1970

Diagnosis:  Body cylindroid except at ends.  Cuticle marked only with minute transverse striations.  Vestibule armed with four large onchia, devoid of denticles.  Odontostyle dorylaimoid, aperture one-half to two-fifths length.  Guiding ring 'double'.  Odontophore simple, rod-like, lightly sclerotised.  Post-extension constriction of oesophagus present.  Anterior part of oesophagus with radial muscles.  Female reproductive system amphidelphic.  Spicules dorylaimoid with lateral guiding pieces.  Supplements an adanal pair and ventromedians arranged in two-three fascicles;  occasionally a few ventral supplements also occur in-between fascicles.  Female tail elongate to long, filiform; male tail obtusely rounded.

Type species:  Neoactinolaimus agilis  Thorne, 1967

(Description- Jairajpuri & Ahmad, 1992)

DNA Sequences Obtained
Speciemen: Collected:                
Ord T Ord, NE