Turbellarian taxonomic database

Paraphanostoma crassum Notes

Geographic distribution: European Coast from Trondheim to Irish Sea- soft bottom 10-130 meters.
Specimens: Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation)- Swedish Museum of Natural History, p 183.

Westblad E 1942 (citation)- description p 44, and figures 12, 13, 14 Plate II 6-8.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- notes yellow granules in epicytium; p 23 on brain in; p 36 illustration of
	copulatory organs in also, p 38; p 44-45 female reproductive organ; p 49 on ? role of bursa.
	In general discussion p 23, 36, 38, 49, figure 9C, 7B.
Marcus E 1950 (citation)- compares his species westbladi with this.
Westblad E 1954 (citation)- lists this from Norway on Amphiura Syndosyma bottom at 42-45 m.  Occurence
	as Scandinavian west coast and Scotland and England.

Marcus E 1954 (citation)- mentions p 427.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- lists.
Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation)- Swedish Museum of Natural History, Atlantic Coast of Europe,
	figures 14 and 16 of bursa and figure 15 of penis.  remarks p 183.

Lauckner G 1980 (citation)- notes Westblad E 1952 (citation) reported unidentified acoels parasitized
	this species- p 292.

Reuter M, Raikova OI, Gustafsson MKS 2001 (citation)- Phylogeny, neurons, muscles.  Acoela and Nemertodermatida
studies of neuroanatomy.  Species used include:
     Stenostomum leucops Duges 1828
     Macrostomum lineare Muller 1774
     Anaperus biaculeatus Boguta 1970
     Childia groenlandica Levinsen 1879
     Faerla glomerata Westblad 1942
     Paraphanostomum crassum Westblad 1942
     Avagina incola Leiper 1902
     Nemertoderma westbladi Steinbock 1938
     Mera stichopi Westblad 1949

Reuter M, Raikova OI, Jondelius U, Gustafsson MKS, Maule AG, Halton DW 2001 (citation)- Immunocytochemical study
of Faerlea glomerata, Avagina incola, and Paraphanostoma crassum to look at the organization of the Acoela
nervous system.

Notes for the valid (accepted) taxonomic name

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