Acrochordonoposthia robusta Luther, 1963

Houben, Albrecht M., Proesmans, Willem, Bert, Wim & Artois, Tom J., 2014, Revision of Acrochordonoposthia Reisinger, 1924 (Rhabditophora, Typhloplanidae, Protoplanellinae) with the description of one new species, Zootaxa 3790 (1) : -

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Acrochordonoposthia robusta Luther, 1963


Acrochordonoposthia robusta Luther, 1963

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Known literature. Acrochordonoposthia robusta Luther (1963) : 18, fig. 3 I

Known distribution. Tenala, Hylta, Finland, Sphagnum -swamp in a small valley at the shore of lake Långträsk, situated in the shade of willows, found between leaves of Salix in the water ( Luther 1963).

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Remarks. This species is poorly known, as it was described from a single, disintegrating specimen ( Luther 1963). Animals over 1 mm long. The copulatory organ measures 414 µm in length and is provided with a conicalshaped pouch. The proximal part of the cirrus is weakly bent, funnel-shaped and further distally becomes straight and lined with spines.