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Sexually mature individuals about 4-6 mm in length; proboscis very minute and

short, extending scarcely more than its own diameter posteriorly to the

brain; basis 27-33 μ in length and 5-8 p. in diameter, often somewhat

asymmetrical; stylet 12-15 μ in length; posterior proboscis chamber bent

at angle to anterior part of proboscis in ordinary states of contraction.


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© Keen, Eric

Source: Nemertea

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