Genus Neolobocriconema
Mehta & Raski, 1971

Diagnosis:  Body ventrally curved, short and plump with 36-38 annules.  Head region of one annule, not offset, with forward-directed margins.  Margins of head annule may be either finely serrated or marked with three grooves.  Lip region elevated, dome-shaped, with well-developed submedian lobes.  Body annules marked by a fringe of continuous serrations arranged in the form of either four lobes with deep lateral grooves or in the form of twelve lobes. The cuticular markings become more complex on tail region. Vulva a smooth ellipsoid slit; tail with rows of scales with serrated margins.  Males unknown.

Type species:  Neolobocriconema laterale (Khan & Siddiqi, 1963) Mehta & Raski, 1971
    Syn.     Criconema laterale Khan & Siddiqi, 1963
              Lobocriconema laterale (Khan & Siddiqi, 1963) De Grisse & Loof, 1965

Other species: serratum (Khan & Siddiqi, 1963) Mehta & Raski, 1971
    Syn.    Criconema serratum Khan & Siddiqi, 1963
              Criconema sulcatum Golden & Friedman, 1964
              Criconemoides sulcatum (Golden & Friedman, 1964) Raski & Golden, 1966
              Lobocriconema serratum (Khan & Siddiqi, 1963) De Grisse & Loof, 1965
(Description- Mehta & Raski, 1971)

Species found:          at:
N. serratum    Missouri, Nebraska ag samples