Genus Nothotylenchus

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            Family Anguinidae
                        Genus Nothotylenchus


Nothotylenchus Thorne, 1941

Description: “Cuticle thin with fine transverse striae.  Lateral field with four or more incisures.  Spear with rounded knobs.  Procorpus and corpus of esophagus cylindrical or fusiform; terminal bulb distinctly offset from intestine, sometimes slightly lobed.  Ovary single, prodelphic, outstretched; postvulval sac present.  Spicules and gubernaculums tylenchoid.  Bursa extending nearly to middle of tail.”Mai et al. 1996 and Goodey 1963.


Nothotylenchus 2

Nothotylenchus 3


T. Goodey and J.B. Goodey. 1963. Soil and Freshwater Nematodes.  Butler and Tanner Ltd, London, Great Britain pp. 113-114

Mai W., Mullin P.G., Lyon H.H., Loeffler. K.  1996.  Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: A Pictorial Key to Genera.  Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.