Basal esophageal bulb elongate-pyriform. Not overlapping intestine.
Excretory pore at mid-level of basal bulb, posterior
to nerve ring.
Ovaries paired, outstretched, spermathecae present.
Tail tapering abruptly then elongate.
Male: Similar to female.
Spicules slightly arcuate,
Males have unique caudal alae,
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Collected from moist soil around the roots of Sparganium eurycarpum var.
greenei (Greene's bur-reed) growing along the edge of the Pajaro river at
Ectoparasite mainly at root tip; nematode has long stylet.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:
Golden, A.M. 1958. Dolichodorus
similis (Dolichodorinae), a new species of plant nematode.
Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 25:17-20.