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“Genus Rhabdoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978



Rhabdoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 110.


TYPE SPECIES: Rhabdoherpia ventromusculata Salvini-Plawen, 1978.



Sterrofustia with acicular sclerites in various layers; cuticle thick, with epidermal papillae. Mouth opening separate from the atrium. Without radula. Without (?) ventral foregut glandular organs. Midgut with constrictions. Secondary genital opening unpaired. Without copulatory stylets. With dorsoterminal sense organ. With respiratory organs.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 103-104)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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