Overview

Distribution

Lake Tana, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Collection date: May 1988
Kind: type locality
  • Stocchini GA, Corso G, Manuni R, Pala M. 2002.   . African planarians: Dugesia aethiopica sp. n. (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) from Lake Tana (NW Ethiopia). Ital J Zool (Modena) 69:45-51.
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Known from the type locality: Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Africa.

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Life History and Behavior

Reproduction

In the wild they reproduce asexually, by fission. After a year in the laboratory some specimens resexualize.

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