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“Genus Utralvoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978

 

 

Utralvoherpia Salvini-Plawen, 1978. Zoologica, 44 (128): 204.

 

TYPE SPECIES: Utralvoherpia abyssalis Salvini-Plawen, 1978.

 

 

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

 

 

(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 122-123)

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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 5266.5 - 5266.5
 
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