Nothacrobeles, n. gen., with Descriptions of Four New Species (Nematoda: Cephalobidae)

M. W. Allen, E. M. Noffsinger


A new nematode genus, Nothacrobeles, is proposed in the subfamily Acrobelinae. Four new species are described and one new combination made. The five species exhibit a progression from short-to-long, bifurcate, elaborately fringed labial probolae, the longest probolae resembling those of species of Acrobeles. Key Words: Nothacrobeles n. gen., N. sheri n. sp., N. lepidus n. sp., N. maximus n. sp., N. subtilis n. sp., N. acrobeles n. comb., Taxonomy, Morphology, Distribution.

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