Diagnosis: Telotylechinae. Small-sized (0.47-0.9 mm), strongly
curving when relaxed. Annules prominent. Lateral fields each
with five incisures, smooth or partially areolated. Deirids absent.
Cephalic region offset, rounded, finely annulated; labial disc indistinct;
framework with light to moderate sclerotization. Stylet moderately
strong, 12-24 um long (16-19 um long in stype species); conus
appearing solid anteriorly; knobs rounded, rarely cupped anteriorly.
Median bulb well developed, oval, not offset from precorpus by a constriction.
Basal bulb large, usually offset from intestine. Cardia prominent.
Vulva at 51-59%; lips not modified. Spermathecae round, axial or
slightly offset, rarely functional. Ovaries paired, outstretched.
Female tail conoid, usually ventrally arcuate, terminal annule enlarged,
smooth or striated. Males rare or absent. Bursa well developed,
simple, enveloping entire tail.. Spicules arcuate, with poorly developed
distal flanges, 14-24 um long. Gubernaculum modified, with
proximal end directed dorsally.
(Description- Siddiqi, 2000)
Species found: at:
Type species was collected from pear soil in an orchard near Watsonville,
Type species: Quinisulcius capitatus (Allen, 1955)
Syn.: Tylenchorhynchus capitatus Allen,
Tylenchorhynchus acti Hopper, 1959
Q. acti (Hopper, 1959) Siddiqi, 1971
Tylenchorhynchus nilgiriensis Seshadri, Muthukrishnan &
Q. nilgiriensis (Seshadrei et al.) Siddiqi, 1971
Quinisulcius himalayae Mahajan, 1974
T. himalayae (Mahajan) Fortuner & Luc, 1987
Quinisulcius solani Maqbool, 1982
T. solani (Maqbool) Fortuner & Luc, 1987
Tylenchorhynchus maqbooli Mizukubo, toida & Keereevan, 1993
(nom. nov. for T. solani [Maqbool, 1982], nec. T. solani Gupta
& uma, 1981
Quinisulcius paracti (Ray & Das) Fortuner & Luc, 1987