Tylodorinae Paramonov, 1967
Campbellenchinae (Wouts, 1978)
Eutylenchinae (Siddiqi, 1986)
Morphology and Anatomy:
Tylodorinae are characterized by:
- head with oral disc,
- slit-like amphid apertures longitudinally oriented in a lobed or slightly divided labial disc or ring,
- stylet long to very long,
- female reproductive system with more than twenty
crustaformeria cells in the uterus and an elongated spermatheca in line
- Phasmids on tail in
Tylodorus, ad- or postvulval in the remaining genera.
- Males are known in all the genera, and in almost all the species,
- there is no sexual dimorphism;
- spicules are only slightly curved,
- caudal alae are always well developed.
- Tails are elongated, with terminus acute to finely rounded.
- Type species of three of the four genera were described from Australia and New Zealand;
Tylodorus and Campbellenchus have not been found outside
Geraert & Raski, Rev. Nematol. 10(2):143-161 (1987).
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