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Type: Journal article
Title: Girardia festae (Borelli, 1898) (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Dugesiidae): distribution extension in a high-altitude lake from Colombia
Author: Brusa, Francisco
Negrete, Lisandro
Herrera-Martinez, Yimy
Herrando-Perez, Salvador
Citation: Check List, 2012; 8(2):276-279
Publisher: Check List
Issue Date: 2012
ISSN: 1809-127X
School/Discipline: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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Francisco Brusa, Lisandro Negrete, Yimy Herrera-Martínez and Salvador Herrando-Pérez
Abstract: We revise the Neotropical distrubtion of Girardia festae (Platyhelminthes, Dugesiidae) following the new record in a Columbian high-altitude lake, G. festae is a freshwater planarian known mainly in the Andean Cordillera from Venezuela to Argentina. The species' key reproductive features include: ventral testes, bottle-like penis papilla, and sperm ducts joining to the penis bulb latero-dorsally.
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