Turbellarian taxonomic database

Haploposthiidae Afronta


Hyman LH 1944 (citation)- definition of genus, type Afronta aurantiaca.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- p 33- notes ? glands in connection with false seminal vesicle.  p 55 in key.
Marcus E 1950 (citation)- lists this as belonging to Family Haploposthiidae p 10, 102.
Hyman LH 1951 (citation)- vol 2, p 110- frontal section shows simple type of reproductive system.
	p 122- diagram of reproductive system.
	
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 97 definition of genus.  1 species type Afronta aurantiaca Hyman 1944.
Faubel A 1976 (citation)- lists p 30, discusses p 32-34.  characters- lack of frontal organ, no penis.
	like Haploposthia and Kuma in antrum muscle with proximal seminal vesicle and no female accesory organ.
	Definition:
		"Colored.  Frontal glands lacking.  Mouth ventral.  Ovary unpaired or paired.  Testes paired.
		A male atrium leads to an epidermal inpocketing to the seminal vesicle.  No penis.  No
		female accesory organs.  Male gonapore at posterior end."Hyman LH 1944 (citation)- definition of genus, type Afronta aurantiaca.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- p 33- notes ? glands in connection with false seminal vesicle.  p 55 in key.
Marcus E 1950 (citation)- lists this as belonging to Family Haploposthiidae p 10, 102.
Hyman LH 1951 (citation)- vol 2, p 110- frontal section shows simple type of reproductive system.
	p 122- diagram of reproductive system.
	
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 97 definition of genus.  1 species type Afronta aurantiaca Hyman 1944.
Faubel A 1976 (citation)- lists p 30, discusses p 32-34.  characters- lack of frontal organ, no penis.
	like Haploposthia and Kuma in antrum muscle with proximal seminal vesicle and no female accesory
	organ.  
	Definition:
		"Colored.  Frontal glands lacking.  Mouth ventral.  Ovary unpaired or paired.  Testes paired.
		A male atrium leads to an epidermal inpocketing to the seminal vesicle.  No penis.  No
		female accesory organs.  Male gonapore at posterior end."