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“Family AMPHIMENIIDAE Salvini-Plawen, 1972



Amphimeniidae Salvini-Plawen, 1972. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 184 (3/4): 262.



Cuticle thick; sclerites acicular, arranged in several layers. Radula monoserial or missing; anterio-ventral radula sack (when present) unpaired. Foregut glandular organs as ramified ducts with terminally arranged clusters of gland cells (= type D), generally opening pre-radularly. Spawning ducts with subepithelially arranged, intercellularly opening glands.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 118)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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