Turbellarian taxonomic database

Haplogonaria stradbrokensis Notes

Hooge MD 2003 (citation) - Haplogonaria stradbrokensis belongs to the genus Haplogonaria by virtue of its
unpaired ovary, paired testes, and seminal bursa that lacks a bursal nozzle.  This species is most similar
H. arenaria (Ax, 1959), and H. pellita (Marcus, 1951).  Compared to H. arenaria, H. stradbrokensis has a
larger, more convoluted seminal bursa, and a seminal vesicle with a thicker wall.  H. stradbrokensis has
rhabdoids, a larger seminal bursa that is positioned closer to the ventral body wall, and a shorter vagina
than does H. pellita.

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