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EENY618: Belonolaimus longicaudatus Rau (Nematoda: Secernentea: Tylenchida: Tylenchina: Belonolaimidae: Belonolaiminae)

Figure 16. The esophageal glands of Belonolaimus longicaudatus (A) overlap the intestine. The esophageal glands of Dolichodorus spp. (B) do not overlap the intestine. Arrow marked O point to the esophageal-intestinal interface. Stylet knobs of Belonolaimus longicaudatus are rounded and oriented perpendicularly, those of Dolichodorus spp. are oriented posteriorly.

Credit: W. T. Crow, UF/IFAS