Genus Mylonchus

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ORDER MONONCHIDA
            Family Mylonchulidae
                        Genus Mylonchus

 

Genus Mylonchulus Cobb, 1916

“Definition:  Mononchidae.  Stoma goblet-shaped and not very large.  Dorsal tooth large, rather thorn-like, pointing forwards, opposed by 2-13 rows of minute denticles spreading round the subventral walls as rasp-like areas and a pair of small subventral teeth opposite the base of the dorsal tooth.  Oesphago-intestinal juncion non-tuberculate.  Ovaries paired; rarely single, pro- or opisthodelphic.  Tails usually short, sometimes small; caudal glands and terminal duct usually present; duct often subterminal.” From Goodey 1963 and Powers and Mullin website http://nematode.unl.edu/     

 

References:

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

Powers T. and P. Mullin. Plant and Insect Parasitic Nematodes. University of Nebraska Nematology Website. http://nematode.unl.edu/