IntFIG 1: The intestine
A. The intestine is positioned on the left side of the body anteriorly to the vulva and on the right side of the body posterior to it, ventral view (Graphic rendition based on Wood et al., 1996.)
B. Adult intestine runs parallel to the gonad along the length of the body, ventral view. DIC image. Magnification, 400x.
C. Autofluorescent birefringent gut granules fill the intestine throughout its length. Same animal as in B. Epifluorescent image. Magnification, 400x.
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