Turbellarian taxonomic database

Catenula leptocephala Notes

Nuttycombe JW 1956 (citation)- 0.4 to 0.7 mm long- collected from only one locality in Athens, Georgia, USA.
	Diagnosis, "rarely more than 1 mm in length; cephalic region elongated anteriorly into a point; 
	cephalic auricles located just anterior to preoral groove; cephalic region approximately 1/4-1/8 
	the length of the anterior zooid; pseudocoel in region of enteron fairly narrow; protonephridium 
	easily observed; chains of more than four zooids unknown."

Moraczewski J 1981 (citation)- "The fine structure of some Catenulida (Turbellaria Archoophora)."  Species
included in the study were Catenula leptocephala and Catenula lemnae.

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