Turbellarian taxonomic database

Limnotyphloplanida Halammovortex


Front end not pointed, ciliated epithelium with regular rhabdite border and post-oral glands;
4 eyes (or zero);
Pharynx large (1/4-1/3 or more of body length) of projected barrel-shape;
genital opening perhaps at boundary of 2nd and 3rd body thirds;
testes large in middle body third;
with thin walled seminal vesicle (unpaired);
copulatory organ containing proximal prostatic vesicle and distal cuticular organ, which consists of surrounding ring or cylinder and [concentric] surrounding circle of spines;
free-living;