Thornenema laevicapitatus
(Cobb in Thorne & Swanger, 1936) Andrassy, 1959
              Syn.: Dorylaimus laevicapitatus Cobb in Thorne & Swanger, 1936 
1.8 7.0 19.0 38 91 2.0 mm 

0.9 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.2

Female: a = 39, b = 5.2. c = 11.1

Neck ending in a conoid-hemispherical lip region not set off in any manner; lips completely amalgamated, their postion indicated solely by papillae; tail constricted then tapering to a subacute terminus; the single, posterior ovary is reflexed half-way to the vulva.
General description:  Spear twice as long aand one-third as wide as the head, its aperture occupying one-fourth its length; esophagus enlarged suddenly near middle, the posterior part one-half as wide as the neck; cardia conoid; intestine three-fifths the body width, four or five cells to a circumference; rectum and prerectum length each one and one-third times the anal body diameter; lateral cord one-sixth as wide as the body.

Habitat: Collected by Dr. Cobb in wet soil, Jamaica, West Indies.
(Description- Thorne & Swanger, 1936)

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
TXB629 Texas