Turbellarian taxonomic database

Geoplanini Xerapoa Diagnosis

Geoplaninae with small-sized body,
15–30 mm in length; thin, subcylindrical body, margins nearly parallel; anterior region raised; sensory pits may open at the tip of small papillae; eyes monolobulated, marginally arranged along the body; creeping sole as wide as one-third of body width; main nervous system two-chords shaped; pharynx cylindrical; ovaries close to the pharynx; ovovitelline ducts with ascending portion, if any, posterior to female atrium and joining each other behind female atrium; genital canal horizontal, arising from the posterior region of female atrium; female atrium small, funnel-shaped.

[From Carbayo F, Alvarez-Presas M, Olivares CT, Marques FPL, Froehlich EM, Riutort M (2013): 17]

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