N.A. Cobb in M.V. Cobb, 1915
de Man, 1921
Definition: Leptonchidae. Spear with extra dorsal
stiffening peice and 3 strongly knobbed extensions. Oesophagus a
slender tube with short terminal bulb offset by a distinct constriction.
Vulva far forward on body; gonad single, posterior, reflexed; anterior
branch a rudimentary sac or absent. Pre-rectum present. Spicules
frail where known, dorylaimoid, with lateral guiding pieces. No gubernaculum.
Supplements consisting of an adanal pair and a single ventro-median one.
Tails of both sexes alike where both are known; hemispheriod to bluntly
rounded. The genus is distinguished by the extra stiffening piece
on the spear.
Type species: Tylencholaimellus diplodorus N.A. Cobb in M.V.
Species found: at: