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Gordionus violaceus (Baird, 1853) (Faceted Hairworm)

Date 14 June 2010
OS grid ref SD96
Lat/Lon 54° 0' N, 2° 10' W
Location Vice County: Mid-west Yorks, VC64, England
Voucher 14/06/2010[D]
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Stage or state Living animal
Record Summary emerging from squashed Carabid beetle on footpath
Identification Notes: Forked tail so it's a male.

Body finely longitudinally striped. No cuticular ledge behind cloacal opening. Under microscope, cuticle with hexagonal plates separated by a row of fine granules.

Kept in fridge, then photographed: 19 June 10; microscopy 4 Aug.

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