Turbellarian taxonomic database

Acoela Nadinidae


Riedl RJ 1954 (citation)- sets up new family for Nadina pulchella which he describes as new species.
	Synonym Myostomella pulchella. p 185.
	
Ax P 1959 (citation)- lists this family, p 63.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 105-6 definition of family- synonym is Myostomellidae Riedl 1954.  "Acoels
	with ventral mouth opening and large archipharynx.  Ciliated out section short, uncileated inner
	section long with circular and long musculature.  Reproductive opening ventral.  Vagina opens
	anterior to penis."
	
	Type genus Nadina Uljanin 1870- discussion of nomenclature, etc.
	
Crezee M 1975 (citation)- p 839- synonym Myostomellidae- notes pharynx is not related to that of 
	Solenofilomorphidae.

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Notes from synonyms