Photo Gallery- Homestead Nat'l Monument
Body straight or slightly bent when relaxed. Lateral field 1/4 body width, a plain band with two minute incisures. Amphid apertures near base of lip region.Labial framework weak. Spear cylindroid with a lumen wider than usual, no knobs present. Deirids about opposite hemizonid. Ovary sometimes reaching almost to base of esophagus. An egg was about 4 times as long as body width. Tail tapering uniformly to acute terminus. Phasmid easily seen. Male unknown and gravid females contained no sperms.
Neopsilenchus magnidens is a rare species originally described from specimens collected near Salt Lake City, Utah, and Reno, Nevada.
Habitat: Native sod near Bear Butte, South Dakota, and
pasture near Boulder, Colorado.
Description- Thorne and Malek, 1968
DNA Sequences Obtained
|Konza IAC-96||Konza Prairie, First survey|