Glossoscolex, Leuckart, 1835,

Bartz, Marie L. C., James, Samuel W., Steffen, Gerusa P. K., Antoniolli, Zaida, Steffen, Ricardo B. & Brown, George G., 2018, New species-group taxa of Glossoscolex (Clitellata: Glossoscolecidae) from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Zootaxa 4496 (1), pp. 548-561: 549

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4496.1.42

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Glossoscolex
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Genus GlossosColex Leuckart, 1835  (in Froriep 1835)

Type species. Glossoscolex giganteus Leuckart, 1836  (in Oken 1836)

Diagnosis. Setae in 8 longitudinal lines. One pair of intraclitellar male pores, rarely preclitellar, or a single intraclitellar male pore, but alWays paired copulatory bulbs. One pair of calciferous glands in xi or xii With composite-tubular structure. Sexual system metandric and metagynic; seminal Vesicles in general long; a pair of copulatory bulbs connecting sperm ducts and the external male genital pores; spermathecae absent.