Elzalia Gerlach, 1957

Jia, Susu & Huang, Yong, 2019, Elzalia heterospiculata sp. nov. (Nematoda: Monhysterida: Xyalidae) from the South China Sea, Zootaxa 4603 (3), pp. 568-574 : 569

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4603.3.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:58EFF370-CCCE-46DF-B936-4F61AF9E84BF

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5921201

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AC87DB-FFDA-FFCE-FF75-F959FDDA9BC2

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Plazi

scientific name

Elzalia Gerlach, 1957
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Genus Elzalia Gerlach, 1957

Diagnosis (modified from Fonseca & Bezerra, 2014).

Cuticle finely, transversely striated. Anterior sensilla in two circles (6+10). Amphideal fovea circular or oval. Buccal cavity cylindrical, and strongly cuticularized. Pharynx cylindrical without terminal bulb. Spicules elongate and slender. Gubernaculum usually complex with denticulate structures. Male with single anterior outstretched testis to the right of intestine. Female monodelphic with single anterior outstretched ovary to the left of intestine. Tail conico-cylindrical with three terminal seta