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Drepanomenia, gen. nov.

 

 

Body short and thick. Hollow needle-like spines with truncated bases; slender stalked papillae. Ventral salivary glands long and tubular. Coelomoducts simple, without appendages. No copulatory apparatus. Type of genus D. vampyrella, sp. nov.

 

With characters of the genus. Hawaii. (p. 77.)

 

 

(Heath, 1911: 44)

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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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