Turbellarian taxonomic database

Isodiametra earnhardti Notes

Hooge MD & Smith JPS 2004 (citation).  'The unusual vagina in Conaperta earnhardti distinguishes it from other
known species of the genus.  The distinctive granular secretions in the lumen of the vagina, and the sizable
muscular sphincter surrounding the vagina are diagnostic characters for this species.  Conaperta krana and C.
thela also have vaginal sphincters (although much less well-developed that that of C. earnhardti), but these
species have differently constructed penes, and have eye-spots and zooxanthellae—features absent in C.

Notes for the valid (accepted) taxonomic name

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