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Aporcelaimus Thorne and Swanger, 1936
“Aporcelaiminae. Large nematodes, 3-10mm long. Body strongly tapering towards the anterior end. Cuticle thick, marked with criss-cross lines. Lip region offset by a deep constriction; lips rather amalgamated. Mouth a dorsoventral slit. Odontostyle about as long as lip region width; aperture occupying more than half its length. Amphids with fine median support. Pharynx expanding before its middle. Vulva transverse; vagina generally with sclerotized pieces. Spicules of two types: either slender dorylaimoid or strongly swollen. Tail similar in two sexes, short and rounded or conoid-rounded, in some cases subdigitate. The species of Aporcelaimus are widespread in terrestrial habitats but some species have been found in freshwater habitats” Vinciguerra, 2006.
Vinciguerra, M.T. 2006. Dorylaimida Part II: Superfamily Dorylaimoidea. In: Eyualem Abebe, Traunspurger W., and Andrassy I. (eds) Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy. CABI Publishing, Cambridge, MA, pp. 392-467
Powers T. and P. Mullin. Plant and Insect Parasitic Nematodes. University of Nebraska Nematology Website. http://nematode.unl.edu/