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“Genus Pholidoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978



Pholidoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 51.


TYPE SPECIES: Lepidomenia cataphracta Thiele, 1913.



Thin cuticle; sclerites as scales and solid slender elements in one layer; without epidermal papillae. With common atrio-buccal opening. Radula of monoserial (?) plates. Ventral foregut glandular organs with subepithelially arranged gland cells opening into and a pair of ampullae (type A). Midgut without constrictions. Secondary genital opening unpaired. Without dorsoterminal sense organ. Presence of Copulatory stylets and respiratory organs unknown.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 95)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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