Turbellarian taxonomic database
Westblad E 1940 (citation)- genus with characters of family for his new species Diopisthoporus longitubis,
Hyman LH 1951 (citation)- vol 2, p 128 notes no female reproductive organs. p 129 note male, female and
hermaphroditic specimens occuring at same time. p 132 notes characteristics.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- lack of rhabdite in p 15. p 16 serous glands in. p 18 true pharynx in.
p 22, 25- nervouse system in. p 25- sense cells in. p 27- gonads in, illustration of p 29.
p 30- eggs in. p 33 male reproductive organ p 35. p 43- female reproductive organs.
p 21- statocyst muscles in.
Beklemischev VN 1963 (citation)- mentions mouth at oral pore in p 236- comparable to ? larynx.
Steinbock O 1967 (citation)- mentions p 406.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 92-3 definition of genus. lists 3 species. key to species given.
Diopisthoporus longitubis Westblad 1940 type
Diopisthoporus brachypharyngeus Dorjes 1968
Diopisthoporus psammophilus Dorjes 1968
Crezee M 1975 (citation)- p 840 pharynx not like any other.
Smith JPS 1981 (citation)- mentions Doe has done EM work on a species of this p 264.
Doe DA 1981 (citation)- Electron microscopy work on pharynx of a species in this genus.