Turbellarian taxonomic database

Neodalyellida Solenopharyngidae


Mouth opening in hind body half;
pharynx ventro-caudal, very movable and of appearance similar to plicatus;
strongly developed extrapharyngeal glands;
opening of male and female canals through a common unpaired genital pore caudal to the mouth or in the oral tube;
testes paired and generally joined frontally by a bridge;
male copulatory organ with unpaired seminal vesicle and intracapsualar prostatic glands;
ejaculatory duct of cirrus type, spined or not spined;
without stylet apparatus;
paired vitellaria and separate paired or unpaired germaria;
mostly marine;