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Hydrobiologia

, Volume 462, Issue 1–3, pp 199–204 | Cite as

Marine Phallodrilinae (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae) of Hainan Island in southern China

  • Hongzhu Wang
  • Christer Erséus
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Abstract

Six species of Phallodrilinae are reported from Hainan Island in southern China. The mesopsammic Aktedrilus yiboi sp. nov. is new to science. It is characterized by a combination of (1) small, straight, conical, strongly cuticularized penis sheaths, (2) posterior prostate glands being associated with the most ectal parts of the atria, and (3) small spermathecal ampulla. Bathydrilus ampliductus Erséus, 1997 is recorded for the first time since it was originally described from Australia's Northern Territory.

Phallodrilinae marine oligochaetes taxonomy new species Hainan 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongzhu Wang
    • 1
  • Christer Erséus
    • 2
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of HydrobiologyChinese Academy of SciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.Department of Invertebrate ZoologySwedish Museum of Natural HistoryStockholmSweden

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