Turbellarian taxonomic database

Ulianinia contractilis Diagnosis

Maximum length 3 mm. Slender with haptic posterior end and prolonged proboscis-like anterior end. Pharynx variabilis. Germovitellary unpaired dorsally with a solid ovary in front of the pharynx. Paired follicular testicles in front of the pharynx. Common genital pore terminally. Copulatory organ with (cuticular ?) non-inversible penial papilla.

[From Karling TG (1963): 506]

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