Turbellarian taxonomic database

Cicerinidae Cicerininae Diagnosis

Cicerininae with preformed adhesive papilla. Proboscis retractors ordered in numerous radial rows, inserting at the prooscis in two areas placed after one another and extending not farther than the pharynx. Pharynx in the first body half. Copulatory organ without stylet.With cuticular bursal mouth pieces.With a ductus communis that ends in the atrium.

[From Karling TG (1952): 4]

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