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Body stout, and distinctly segmented, with lateral processes close together. Ocular tubercle anteriorly situated, long, with four well-developed eyes.


Proboscis immovably articulated to the trunk and ventral in position; long, tapering, slender.


Chelifori absent.


Palps 6-jointed.


Oviger 6-jointed ? no terminal claw.


Legs short; genital apertures on the second coxae of all the legs in female. (Male as yet unknown.)



I have considered the affinities of this and of the succeeding genus in the introduction to this memoir.” (Hodgson 1907, p.52)


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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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