Tylencholaimus teres
Thorne, 1939
Photo Gallery- Konza Prairie

Measurements (from Thorne, 1974)
L = 0.8 mm; a = 20; b = 4.7; c = 58; B = 51

Description (from Thorne, 1974)
    Body practically straight when relaxed.  Lips set off by constriction, conical, the region about 1/3 width of neck base.  Spear length 1/3 head width with well knobbed extensions.  Esophagus enlarged in posterior half by gradual expansion.  Cardia cylindroid, 1/3 body width.  Ovaries reflexed about halfway to vulva.  Eggs were 30 x 80 um.  Tail hemispheroid.  Male not collected.  Specimens slightly smaller, 0.8 : 1.0 mm, than those from Utah.
    Habitat: Native grass sod and cultivated soil from Opal and Emmig, South Dakota; Fargo, North Dakota; Elizabeth, Minnesota and Columbus, Nebraska.

DNA Sequences Obtained
Specimen: Collected:
KonzaI BC-140 Konza Prairie