Rhabditida: Cephalobina

This document was constructed and is maintained by KHUONG B. NGUYEN
Entomology and Nematology Department
University of Florida

    Diagnosis: Stoma distinctly jointed, cheilostom wide followed by a funnel-shaped or narrow posterior part with heavy wall. Esophageal corpus cylindrical, isthmus present but sometimes indistinct, terminal bulb always valved. Female gonad single, anterior directed usually reflexed several times. In male, bursa absent but genital papillae present. Spicules paired, gubernaculum present. Tail of both sexes usually short.

A-  Some Morphological Characters
B-  Classification
C-  Generic Identification


Other websites of the author:
 1- Florida Nematology
 2- Taxonomy of Entomopathogenic Nematodes
 3- Mole Cricket Control by Entomopathogenic Nematodes
 4- Symbiotic Bacteria of Entomopathogenic Nematodes
 5- Rhabditida: Rhabditina Generic Identification
 6- Diplogasterida, Generic Identification

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 Last updated 24 September 2009