Description of Longidorus dimorphicaudatum sp. n. (Nematode: Dorylaimida) from Arunachal Pradesh, India

M. Baniyamuddin, W. Ahmad


Longidorus dimorphicaudatus sp. n. is described from forest soil in Arunachal Pradesh, India. The new species is characterized by having 3.1-3.9 mm long body; lip region flattened, continuous or slightly offset by depression; amphids elongate, funnel shaped, not lobed; 117-132 μm long, attenuated odontostyle with finely rounded base; odontophore simple, slightly enlarged at the base; and tail showing sexual dimorphism, elongate conoid in female and short conoid in male.

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