Description of two new species of Dorylaimellus Cobb, 1913 (Nematoda: Dorylaimida) from Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Daipur

P. Bohra, R. Sultana

Abstract


Two new species of the genus Dorylaimellus Cobb, 1913, collected from Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, are described and illustrated. Dorylaimellus stylus n. sp. is characterized by L = 0.42-0.53mm, a = 28.8-35.6, b = 2.4-2.9, c = 22.3-35.2, c´ = 1.4-1.7, V = 56.2-61.8, cuticularised pieces in lip region, odontophore with distinct basal knobs and dorsal arm curved ventrally above basal knob, amphidelphic female with symmetrical ovaries, rectum 0.6-0.9 anal body diameter long and tail dorsally convex, ventrally straight with rounded terminus. Dorylaimellus longus n. sp. is characterized by L = 1.41-1.48 mm, a = 54.3-59.0, b = 8.0-9.1, c = 36.9-47.1, c´ = 1.6-1.9, V = 49.5-51.5, cuticle with fine transverse and longitudinal lines, odontophore with distinct flanges, amphidelphic female with symmetrical ovaries, rectum 0.5-0.6 anal body diameter long and tail convex-conoid with broadly rounded terminus.

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