Turbellarian taxonomic database

Phaenocora anophthalma Diagnosis

Animals up to 3 mm long, with a small tail. Visible eyes absent. Subdermal pigmentation is present, exact colouration unknown. Zoochlorellae present, sparsely distributed. Male copulatory organ of the duplex-type IIIB. Spines in four rows, three of which are situated at the ventral side of the copulatory organ and the fourth at its dorsal side. In addition to these rows of spines, four dorsal spines with a basal plate occur. Female genital system of the AGLOBULATA-type or the UNIPUNCTATA-type.

[From Houben AM, Van Steenkiste N, Artois TJ (2014): 332-333]

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