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“Genus Sialoherpia Salvini-Plawen„ 1978



Sialoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 221.


TYPE SPECIES: Sialoherpia aculeitecta Salvini-Plawen, 1978.



Cuticle thick, with epidermal papillae. With hollow and solid acicular sclerites, without hook-shaped elements. Mouth opening separated from atrium but within common atrio-buccal opening. Radula missing. Secondary genital opening, presence of copulatory stylets and of respiratory organs unknown. With (?) dorsoterminal sense organ.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 112)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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