Genus Actinolaimus

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ORDER DORYLAIMIDA
            Family Actinolaimidae
                        Genus Actinolaimus, Cobb 1913

Diagnosis: “Actinolaimidae.  Cuticle with prominent cuticular ridges; lip region wide and low; vestibular ring sclerotized.  Odontostyle robust.  Vaginal refractive part with sclerotized pieces; male supplements in two fascicles.  Tail elongate in females, short and rounded in males. Type species A. tripapillatus (Daday, 1905) Steiner, 1916 (Surinam, Paraguay, USA).” Vinciguera, 2006

References:

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/