Abstract

The new species is distinct in having the annuli subequal in length in the somites of the middle group of the nephric series. The bassianobdellid elongate cylindroid form of the ejaculatory bulbs, and elongate U -shape of the caecate vagina, are shown to be primary morphological forms.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Richardson, 1972, Rec. Aust. Mus. 28(8): 129–139
Author
Laurence R. Richardson
Year
1972
Title
Bassianobdella fusca sp. nov. (Hirudinoidea: Richardsonianidae), with an initial demonstration of systematic values in the lengths of annuli in the mid-nephric somites
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
28
Issue
8
Start Page
129
End Page
139
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.28.1972.415
Language
English
Date Published
25 January 1972
Cover Date
25 January 1972
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
02 February 2009
Available Online
03 March 2009
Reference Number
415
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