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             Sicorinemella Andrassy, 2009

Type species of the genus: Sicorinemella orientalis (Ahmad & Araki, 2003) Andeassy, 2009

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Morphology and Anatomy:

Very similar to Sicorinema except tha females are amphidelphic, odontostyle has more sleder and slightly shorter aperture.

  • Very small-sized nematodes, 0.4-0.7 mm
  • Cuticle pores indistinct
  • Lip region offset from body contour
  • Odontostyle aperture nearly half its length.
  • Odontophore with wide lumen.
  • Guiding ring simple, large.
  • Esophagus muscular, widening behind middle.
  • Tail conoid to elingate conoid, curved ventrally


  • Didelphic, amphidelphic
  • Vulva lips not sclerotized


  • Spicules simple
  • 5 ventromedian supplements

Ref: Andrassy, 2009

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Reported from terrestrial habitats in Japan and Cameroon.

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Andrassy, I. 2009. Free-living Nematodes of Hungary III.  Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. 608p.

Yeates, G.W., T. Bongers, R. G. M. De Goede, D. W. Freckman, and S. S. Georgieva. 1993. Feeding habits in soil nematode families and genera—An outline for soil ecologists. Journal of Nematology 25:315-331


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