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“Genus Harpagoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978



Harpagoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 95.


TYPE SPECIES: Harpagoherpia tenuisoleata Salvini-Plawen, 1978.



Cuticle moderately thick, solid acicular sclerites in various layers. Mouth separated from the atrium. Midgut without constrictions. Secondary genital opening unpaired. Without copulatory stylets. Presence of dorsoterminal sense organ unknown. Without respiratory organs.”



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


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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