Tenagodrilus musculus, a new genus and species of Lumbriculidae (Clitellata) from a temporary pond in Alabama, USA

  title={Tenagodrilus musculus, a new genus and species of Lumbriculidae (Clitellata) from a temporary pond in Alabama, USA},
  author={Marianne C. Eckroth and Ralph O. Brinkhurst},
A new hyporheic lumbriculid clitellate, Tenagodrilus musculus g.n., sp.n. from Huntsville, Alabama, USA is described. The plan of the reproductive system is plesiomorphic, as in Stylodrilus and other genera, but there is a pair of pendant penes like those of Lumbriculus. The massive penial and spermathecal pores open into deep sacs, and the penial musculature is both complex and unique. The posterior segments have commissural vessels with elaborate blind-ending lateral processes. In developing… 
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