Dendrobaena samarigera (Rosa, 1893)
Description - External. Length 50-70 mm, diameter 5-10 mm, no. segments 101-127. Colour dark red-violet. Prostomium tanylobic. First dorsal pore in intersegmental furrow 8/9. Setae distant. Female pores on segment xiv somewhat above setae b. Male pores dorso-lateral on segment xv surrounded by an extremely great glandular crescent. Clitellum on segment xxvii, xxxviii-xxxiv, xxxv, saddle-shaped. Tubercles lacking. Nephropores irregularly alternate between setal line b-d.
Internal. Testes and funnels paired in segments x-xi, free. Seminal vesicles in ix, xi, xii, spermathecae lacking. Paired lateral hearts in segments vi-xi extraoesophageals lacking. Calciferous glands with diverticula in 12. Nephridial bladders sausage-shaped. Crop in xv-xvi, gizzard in xvii-xviii. Longitudinal muscle layer is of pinnate type.
Distribution – Israel