Dendrobaena kervillei (Michaelsen, 1910)
Description External Body length 7590 mm, diameter 5-7 mm, no. segments 137145. Color pink on dorsal and paler on ventral. Head epilobous, first dorsal pore in 5/6. Glandular tumescence usually on 10, 11, 16, 28 32 ab. Setae distantly standing. Clitellum on segments 25 34 saddle-shaped. Tubercles on 301/2 32. Male pore on 15 between setae bc, great frequently protruding into neighboring segments. Nephridial pores irregularly alternate between setal lines bd.
Internal Dissepiments 6/78/9 strongly strengthened, 9/1014/14 thickened. Crop in 1516, gizzards in 1718. Two pairs of testes in 10, 11, and four pairs of seminal vesicles in 9 12. Spermathecae two pairs in 9/10, 10/11, open near to the mid-dorsal line. Calciferous lamellae in ½ 10 11, diverticulum lacking. Last pair of lateral hearts in 11 accompanied by a pair of small extraoesophageals in segment 12. Excretory system holonephridial. Nephridial bladders are of sausage-shaped. Cross section of longitudinal muscle layer is of fasciculated type.
Distribution This species is known from Mt., Hermon and from the Anti-Lebanon Mts.