Turbellarian taxonomic database

Gieysztoria zuluensis Diagnosis

Reddish-brown, irregularly spotted species of Gieysztoria. Stylet very complex, ±140 m long with a proximal, fibrous stalk carrying a large falcate spine, a blunt axis with a small distal spine and a very long and slender slightly curved spine on the one hand, and a very broad plate consisting of around 25–30 spoon-shaped plates edged by a long, slender spine on the other hand.

[From Van Steenkiste N, Tessens B, Willems W, Van Mulken E, Artois T (2012): 353]

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