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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