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“Genus Phyllomenia Thiele, 1913



Phyllomenia Thiele, 1913. Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. 14 Zoologie, 6 (1): 45.


TYPE SPECIES: Phyllomenia austrina Thiele, 1913.



With epidermal papillae; solid sclerites acicular and paddle- to oar-shaped in various layers. Mouth separated from the atrium. Midgut with constrictions. Gonads with true gonoducts. Secondary genital opening paired. With copulatory stylets. Without dorsoterminal sense organ. Without respiratory folds.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 100)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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