Description of Cervidellus capricornis sp. n. (Nematoda: Cephalobidae) from Israel
AbstractCervidellus capricornis sp. n. from Israel is described on the basis of studies by light and scanning electron microscopy. The new species is distinguished by a body length of 0.46-0.68 mm; cuticle with longitudinal incisures; lateral fields with four incisures; labial probolae bifurcated two-thirds of their length with a basal shallow, cup-shaped, abaxial swelling; asymmetrical lips with six tines; two slender, elongate guarding processes in each primary axil; corpus 2.1-3.0 times longer than isthmus; spermatheca 27.5-50.0 llm long; PUS 0.5-1.0 time vulval body width; and conical tail with acute terminus.