Turbellarian taxonomic database

Record # 1746
Kenk R, Hampton AM (1982)
Freshwater triclads (Turbellaria) of North America. XIV. Polycelis monticola, new species, from the Sierra Nevada Range in California.
Proc Biol Soc Wash 95:567-570.

Abstract / Notes

P. monticola sp. nov. is described. The principal distinguishing characters of the species are in the anatomy
of the copulatory apparatus. The species has a blunt penis papilla and the ejaculatory duct opens on the
ventral side of the papilla instead of at its tip.

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