Perineal pattern is rounded, with long,
smooth striae and rounded arch, and without distinct lateral lines or
Female stylet is 12.6-15.5 μm long, the
excretory pore is level with or up to one stylet length posterior to
the stylet knobs, and the vulva is subterminal. Posterior terminus is
Male lateral field is composed of
approximately eight repeatedly broken or forked incisures. The male
stylet is 17.0-18.9 μm long, the stylet knobs are rounded and sloping,
gradually merging with the shaft, and the head region consists of one
Second-stage juveniles are 357-400 μm long,
with a stylet length of 11.9-13.6 μm and one head annule. The
tail tapers to a slender tip.
This species is similar to
M. graminicola and M. triticoryzae but differs from them
in perineal pattern and lateral field morphology, and numerous morphometric characters.