Genus Tylenchus

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ORDER RHABDITIDA
INFRAORDER TYLENCHOMORPHA
            Family Tylenchidae
                        Genus Tylenchus

 

Genus Tylenchus Bastian, 1865
”Diagnosis:  Small nemas rarely over 1.0 mm long.  Tails of both sexes similar, elongate conoid to filiform.  Spear knobbed.  Median bulb with valvular apparatus.  Cardia present.  Vulva well posterior to middle of body.  Anterioovary outstretched. Posterior uterine branch rudimentary.  Spermatheca a definite pouch in uterine branch.  Bursa adanal.  Phasmids not visible.” From Powers and Mullin website http://nematode.unl.edu/

References:

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