Turbellarian taxonomic database

Catenulida Chordariidae


Marcus E 1945 (citation)- notes this is characterized by presence of male efferent organs at the extreme
	anterior end of the prostomium, p 18, 54.
	
Marcus E 1945 (citation)- definition of family:
	"Cerebrum large, oval, without subdivision into anterior and posterior lobes.  The cerebrum is situated
	nearly at the anterior end of the body and therefore, far from the mouth.  A ciliated groove can occur
	and that, very far anterior to the mouth: male copulatory apparatus developed either in young or adult
	zooids with more or less complete elements.  Excretory ducts are present."  1 Genus, Chordarium.