Clavicaudoides trophurus Heyns, 1968

Clavicaudoides trophurus Heyns, 1968 belongs to the Nygolaimidae Thorne, 1935. These nematodes are all predators, i.e. they have one mural tooth in their head region. The genus Clavicaudoides is mostly terrestrial but also aquatic and can be found in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.

More pictures of Clavicaudoides trophurus Heyns, 1968:

Clavicaudoides trophurus: anterior body part
Clavicaudoides trophurus: anterior body part

Clavicaudoides trophurus: posterior body part
Clavicaudoides trophurus: posterior body part

Clavicaudoides trophurus: head with continuous lip region
Clavicaudoides trophurus: head with continuous lip region

Clavicaudoides trophurus: head with deltoid tooth and part of the pharynx
Clavicaudoides trophurus: head with deltoid tooth and part of the pharynx

Clavicaudoides trophurus: pharynx-intestine region
Clavicaudoides trophurus: pharynx-intestine region

Clavicaudoides trophurus: tail region with prerectum and thick cuticle layer at terminus
Clavicaudoides trophurus: tail region with prerectum and thick cuticle layer at terminus

(Click on the pictures for an enlargement, © Laboratory of Nematology/Pictures: Hanny van Megen)