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“Genus Epimenia Nierstrasz, 1908



Epimenia Nierstrasz, 1908. National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904. Natural History. 4. Zoology: 11


TYPE SPECIES: Proneomenia australis Thiele, 1897.



With epidermal papillae. Mouth within common atrio-buccal cavity. Ventral foregut glandular organs with pre-radular outlet. Midgut without regular constrictions. With a pair of pharyngeal ganglia, buccal ganglia vestigial. Secondary genital opening unpaired. Without copulatory stylets. With dorsoterminal sense organ. Without respiratory organs.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 138)


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© National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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