Ekphymatodera Baldwin, Bernard & Mundo-Ocampo, 1989
Cystoid nematodes in which the body wall of the female does not harden
into a cyst.
Females: No cyst stage.
Saccate females have a perineal pattern typical for the family with an
unusually large vulva to anus distance (73-140 µm.
Female cuticle with rough texture of minute tubercles and
irregular longitudinal striae.
Length 1mm with slightly twisted body. Short tail, bifid
Long attenuated hyaline tail terminus. Head slightly offset.
Esophageal glands in a large lobe nearly filling body diameter.
Baldwin, Bernard & Mundo (1989)
Merced River, Yosemite Valley, California. Crescent City, Del Norte
Induces a syncytium.
Juncus effusus L. var. pacificus
Baldwin, J.G., Bernard, E.C. & Mundo-Ocampo, M. 1989. J. Nematology 21:48-68.