Genus Sakia
Khan, 1964
Syn.: Basiliophora Husain & Khan, 1965
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    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 from intestine. 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.

Type species
    Sakia typica Khan, 1964

(Description- Siddiqi, 2000)

Specimens from Costa Rica
    Sakia sp. (1)