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Scutellonema (Andrássy, 1958)
|Female: Body spiral to C-shaped or
Amphid apertures oval between labial disc and lateral sectors.
Labial framework, stylet, and stylet knobs average-sized for the family; knobs rounded to indented.
Dorsal esophageal gland opening 4 to 8 µm from stylet base.
Esophageal gland overlap dorsal and lateral.
Tail short, rounded.
alae enveloping tail tip, regular or, rarely, deeply lobed.
No secondary sexual dimorphism.
D-rated pests in California.
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Fortuner, Rev. Nematol. 10(2):219-232 (1987)