Photo Gallery- Governor Dodge State Park, Wisconsin
Female: Body almost straight. Labial disc with submedian lobes, protruding slightly beyond first annule. Lip region consisting of two annules, rounded laterally with a few larger marginal indentations; first annule 11.8 um and second annule 14.0 um wide respectively. Succeeding two body annules 19.9 um and 22.8 um wide respectively. All body annules thick, retrorse, bearing 8 longitudinal rows of scales. Width of annules at midbody 6.3 um; margins of scales appearing smooth. Excretory pore not seen. Body width at midbody 36.8 um. Hemizonid not seen. Stylet slender with cupped basal knobs, the latter being 6.6 um wide and 3.3 um high. Front part of stylet 56.3 um long and posterior part 12.1 um long. Spermatheca not seen. Tail tapering gradually to a narrow tip.
Larva: Similar to female except that there are 10 to 11
longitudinal rows or more trianularly shaped and posteriorly pointed scales.
First and second head annules 11.0 um and 12.9 um wide respectively,
followed by first two body annules which are 15.8 um and 18.0 um
wide respectively. Width of annules at midbody 4.4 um.
Hemizonid and excretory pore not seen. Body width at midbody 33.5 um.
Stylet slender with stylet knobs 5.2 um wide and 2.9 um high.
Front part of stylet 48.2 um long and posterior part 9.2 um
long. Tail tapering gradually to a narrow tip.
(Description- Van Den Berg, 1983)
This species included in the Criconematid Project
DNA Sequences Obtained
|NID 27||Mt. Philo,VT|
|NID 28||Mt. Philo,VT|
|NID 29||Mt. Philo,VT|