L = 335 um; a = 7.8; b = 3.2; c = 13.4; V = 87
Body posture slightly arcuate ventrally. Labial disc protruding well beyond first annule; lip region consisting of two annules, directed slightly forward; first lip annule slightly narrower, 12 um than second lip annule 13.4 um; anterior margin of these two annules crenate. Lip annules considerably smaller than the first and second body annules which are 19 um and 24.5 um wide respectively. All body annules thick and retrorse. First body annule with 6 to 8 scales, somewhat fused. Other body annules each with 10 scales which are arranged in 10 longitudinal rows along the length of the body. Posterior margins of scales appear smooth. Annules 4.5 um wide at midbody. Excretory pore situated 123 um from anterior end of body. Width at midbody 45.4 um. Hemizonid one annule long, situated 2 annules anterior to excretory pore. Stylet long and slender with cupped basal knobs, the latter 8.3 um wide and 3.1 um high. Metenchium 61.6 um long and telenchium 12.6 um long. Spermatheca round and filled with roundish sperm, 3 or 4 annules long and situated 9 to 12 annules anterior to vulva. Tail 26.6 um long, tapering to a finely rounded knob.
This species included in the Criconematid Project
DNA Sequences Obtained
|KonzaIV CD-87||Konza Prairie, First survey|
|9Mile 2-29 AR-1||9 Mile Prairie, Preliminary survey|
|9Mile 1-28 SW1-26||9 Mile Prairie, Preliminary survey|