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Anacanthoderma punctatum

  • Order: CHAETONOTIDA Remane, 1925
    • Suborder: PAUCITUBULATINA d'Hondt, 1971
      • Family: DASYDYTIDAE Daday, 1905
        • Subfamily:
          • Genus: Anacanthoderma Marcolongo, 1910
            • Species: punctatum Marcolongo, 1910
scetch
(after (Marcolongo, 1914))
Length ( baggy ):
115 ยตm - 120 ยตm

Width:
42 ยตm

Width of the head ( around ):
24 ยตm

Width of the neck:
20 ยตm ยตm

Length of the furca:


Adhessive tubes:


Pharyx ( two bulbi without centerpiece ):


Diameter of the mouth ( far, terminal ):
unknown

Dorsal scales:
two terminal, curved spines (30 ยตm), anus dorsal

Ventral scales:
two small cilia tufts

Oecology:
very rare, floating between macrophytes

Particularities:
insufficiently described, cuticle punctate


Literature:

(Marcolongo, 1914)