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“Genus Neomenia Tullberg, 1875



Neomenia Tullberg, 1875. Bihang Till K. Svenska Vetensk. Akad. Handlingar, 3 (13): 3. Synonyms: Solenopus Sars, 1868; Heathimenia Salvini-Plawen, 1967.


TYPE SPECIES: Neomenia carinata Tullberg, 1875.



Sclerites as solid acicular spicules, and/or groove-like elements with or without lanceolate distal end, and/or slender scales. With common atrio-buccal opening. Radula missing. Secondary genital openings separate or fused. With dorsoterminal sense organ. With respiratory organs.”



(García-Álvarez & Salvini-Plawen, 2007: 97)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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