Authors: "Color dull orange brown-average length 1.5 mm; body with head trunk and tail probably representing 7 to 8 segments, but segmentation indistinct, no ciliary bands but ciliary tufts scattered over entire body surface; tufts of sensory hairs also scattered over body; male system like that of D. gardineri but with testes and with male atrium not differentiated; penis with slightly hardened cuticular tunic, gonopore ventral just posterior to dorsal anus; female with large paired ventral ovaries and no accessory organs or gonopore; no sexual dimorphism."
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