Ligula intestinalis is a species of flatworms in the family Diphyllobothriidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 1875 mm. They rely on ciliary gliding to move around.
Definition: The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
Definition: The institution that holds a type specimen for a given species. The recommended best practice is to use the identifier in a collections registry such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/).