Comparative study of the cuticle in some aquatic oligochaetes (Annelida: Clitellata)

@article{Gustavsson2001ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of the cuticle in some aquatic oligochaetes (Annelida: Clitellata)},
  author={Lena M. Gustavsson},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={2001},
  volume={248}
}
An examination of the cuticle of six aquatic oligochaete species using transmission electron microscopy revealed a larger morphological variation than previously known. Three freshwater species, Aulodrilus pluriseta, Spirosperma ferox (both Tubificidae), and Pristina breviseta (Naididae), and three marine species, Clitellio arenarius, Heterochaeta costata (both Tubificidae), and Paranais litoralis (Naididae), were investigated. The arrangement of the collagen fibers in the cuticle differs among… 
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