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“Genus Lituiherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978



Lituiherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 97.


TYPE SPECIES: Lituiherpia spermathecata Salvini-Plawen, 1978.



Sclerites acicular combined with hook-shaped and scaly elements, arranged in several layers. With common atrio-buccal opening. Midgut with constrictions. Without dorsoterminal sense organ. Genital opening unpaired. Without copulatory stylets. Without respiratory organs.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 101)


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© National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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