Turbellarian taxonomic database

Cheliplana triductibus Diagnosis

Species of Cheliplana with unpaired male and female gonads. Proboscis 30 μm long and consisting of 11 μm-long proboscis hooks, 19 μm-long proboscis halves and a 20 μm-long postrostral bulb. Without accessory denticles in the proboscis. Two seminal vesicles. Muscular prostate vesicle followed by a 64 μm-long cirrus with uniform teeth (3–4 μm long). Small, armed, lateral accessory cirrus with a length of 15 μm at the distal end of the cirrus. Short female duct. Vagina externa connected with a syncytial bursa. Three cuticularized spermatic ducts and muscular ducts connect the ovary with the bursa.

[From Van Steenkiste N, Volonterio O, Schockaert E, Artois T (2008): 15]

Diagnosis for the valid (accepted) taxonomic name

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