Body coiled when heat-killed
Basal bulb of esophagus
large and irregular shape; slight overlap over intestine
Male with testis extending
almost to esophagus
Bursa from 1 body width
anterior to cloaca , ending before tail tip.
Tail tip with a small
Ref: Van den Berg (1985)
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Dsecribed from seed galls in lawn grasses in South Africa, especially Bradley
grass (Cynodon transvaalensis)
ovoid galls on stems, leaves and rarely in flower heads (Barrantes-Infante et
Galls contain as many as 9 adults and numerous eggs and juveniles (Van
den Berg, 1985).
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
Brzeski, M. W. 1981. The
genera of Anguinidae (Nematoda, Tylenchida).
Rev. Nematol. 4:23-34.
Van den Berg, E. 1985.
Notes on the genus Afrina
(Brzeski, 1981) Anguinidae: Nematoda) with description
of new and known species. Phytophylactica 17:69-79.