Syn.: Basiliophora Husain & Khan, 1965
Tylenchinae. Body slender, about 1 mm or less
long, straight to arcuate upon relaxation. Cuticle finely striated,
sometimes appearing smooth. Lateral fields each with four incisures.
Cephalic region continuous, rounded or conoid, smooth; framework hexaradiate,
lightly sclerotized; amphid apertures labial, indistinct. Stylet
slender, about 10 um long; conus shorter than shaft; knobs present,
often weakly developed. Orifice of dorsal gland close to stylet base.
Median bulb fusiform, non-muscular, non-valvate. Isthmus
elongate-slender. Basal bulb round, pear-shaped or cylindroid, offset
Cardia present. Excretory pore behind nerve
ring, duct often sclerotized. Vulva a prominent transverse
slit, postmedian; lips not modified. Postvulval uterine sac about
one body width or less long. Prodelphic; ovary outstretched.
Tail elongate-filiform. Prophasmids dorsal to lateral field, postmedian.
Bursa adanal. Spicule and gubernaculum typical of the subfamily.
Sakia typica Khan, 1964
(Description- Siddiqi, 2000)
Specimens from Costa Rica