A new species of Orobdella (Hirudinida, Arhynchobdellida, Orobdellidae) from Taipei, Taiwan

@article{Nakano2012ANS,
  title={A new species of Orobdella (Hirudinida, Arhynchobdellida, Orobdellidae) from Taipei, Taiwan},
  author={T. Nakano and Yi-Te Lai},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2012},
  pages={49 - 63}
}
  • T. Nakano, Yi-Te Lai
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ZooKeys
  • Abstract A new quadrannulate species of Orobdella, Orobdella ketagalan sp. n., from Taipei, Taiwan, is described. This is the first record of Orobdella and the family Orobdellidae from Taiwan. This new species possesses small, paired sperm duct bulbs in the male reproductive system. In addition to these bulbs, the following combination of characters distinguishes this new species from other quadrannulate species: somite IV uniannulate, male gonopore at XI b6, female gonopore at XIII a1, 1/2 + 4… CONTINUE READING
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