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“Genus Sputoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978



Sputoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 193.


TYPE SPECIES: Sputoherpia fissitubata Salvini-Plawen, 1978.



Epidermal papillae present. Mouth within common atrio-buccal cavity. Radula present. Pre-radular outlet of foregut glandular organs into pouch with cone; midgut with constrictions. Secondary genital opening unpaired; without copulatory stylets. With dorsoterminal sense organ. Without respiratory organs.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 122)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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