Genus Acrobeloides

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ORDER RHABDITIDA
INFRAORDER CEPHALOBOMORPHA
            Family Cephalobidae
                        Genus Acrobeloides

 


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Genus Acrobeloides Cobb, 1924

 "Body length highly variable (0.3-1.2mm). Lateral field with three to five incisures. Lips varying from rounded to distinct lobe-like or apiculate plates. Labial probolae not furcate, of variable shape: low rounded, or conical rounded, or conical pointed. Pharyngeal corpus usually with elongate spindle -like swelling. Tail usually conoid-rounded. Males rare." Bert and Borgonie, 2006

References:

Nguyen, Khuong B. 2006. Nematology website in the University of Florida.  http://kbn.ifas.ufl.edu/cephalob/cephakey.htm

Bert, W. and G. Borgonie. Order Rhabditida: Suborder Tylenchina.  2006.  In: Eyualem Abebe, Traunspurger W., and Andrassy I. (eds) Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy. CABI Publishing, Cambridge, MA, pp. 648-695