Turbellarian taxonomic database

Ulianinia westbladi Diagnosis

Annular ciliary furrow, no lateral wings. Without frontal glands. Pharynx variabilis. Ovarial follicles in the distal parts of the female gonads. Testicles almost solid, laterally in front of the pharynx. Common genital pore ventrally, some distance from the posterior end. Common oviduct from behind into the atrium. Prostatic vesicle with high, secretory epithelium; penial glands discharging into the distal pore of the prostatic vesicle; no tubiform ejaculatory duct. In other respects resembling U. mollissima.

[From Karling TG (1963): 506]

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