Schultze MS 1851 (citation)- lists as Macrostomum auritum mihi, synonym, etc. called this a new species in illustration- gives a description. Says Planaria excavata = Macrostomum auritum. [Bush - therefore = this?] Diesing KM 1862 (citation)- p 214 lists Macrostomum auritum as synonym of his Monotus excavatus. Graff L v 1882 (citation)- lists M. auritum Ed v Beneden 1870 - brief description and list of synonyms. Hallez P 1894 (citation)- says lacks rhabdite and eyes. Westblad E 1946 (citation)- makes this species an Aphanostoma. Originally described by Schultze as Macrostomum auritum. Graff in Das Tierreich - Graff L v 1905 (citation) p 460 thinks it is Acoel belonging to Aphanostomum. Westblad says he thinks he has rediscovered species and it is an Aphanostomum. Redescribes species- notes it occurs in sand on Fninish Coast. Common- probably mentioned by Luther A 1912 (citation). Describes three forms: auritum typica auritum glandulosum auritum flavescens Westblad E 1948 (citation)- notes it should be Mecynostomum; p 15 rhabdites lacking in; p 50 notes separate male and female pores. p 14 on frontal gland- subspecies glandulosum- gives as author Schultze. Marcus E 1948 (citation)- points out this was originally Macrostoumum auritum moved here and described by Westblad E 1946 (citation). In key p 113, also p 188 and as Macrostomum auritum p 112. Ax P 1951 (citation)- lists from brackish water. Marcus E 1953 (citation)- points out problem in Meixner and Westblad's redescription of this- he concludes to consider Westblads type as the type. Marcus E 1954 (citation)- mentions variety flavescens p 426. Luther A 1960 (citation)- good illustration and description- synonomy, etc. Avagina aurita Meixner to here. Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- defines Schultze's original speices as species without bursa- has found Westblad's species with a bursa and his 3 subspecies, so moves them as follows: M. auritum typica = Pseudomecynostumum westbladi Dorjes 1968 M. auritum glandulosum = Pseudomecynostumum glandulosum Dorjes 1968 M. auritum flavescens = Pseudomecynostumum flavescens Dorjes 1968 leaves Schultze's species as type of Mecynostomum and notes that Meixner, Ax and Luther's specis auritum are M. auritum. p 117- lists as type of genus p 386-390 gives complete synonomy, description and illustrations. Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- on ecololgy of in Germany p 87, 98. Apelt G 1969 (citation)- p 304 and 313 on eggs and early embryology of. Fenchel T 1969 (citation)- notes this species feeds on diatoms. Mack-Fira V 1970 (citation)- reports from Black Sea. Straarup BJ 1970 (citation)- reports from Niva Bay- on ecology and food of. Den Hartog C 1974 (citation)- p 304 and 313 on eggs and early embryology of. Mack-Fira V 1974 (citation)- on occurence in Black Sea and geographic distribution. Illustration of whole animal. Karling TG 1974 (citation)- in list p 9, in key p 14, illustration p 13, ecology of p 28, 74, 63-70, 84. Descripiton p 46. Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation)- Swedish Museum of Natural History, discussion of problems in this species and synonomy including Pseudmecynostumum westbladi, Pseudmecynostumum flavescens, and Pseudmecynostumum glandulosum. P. glandulosum = Postmecynostomum. Kenk R 1974 (citation)- p 47 Planaria excavata = Macrostomum [Bush = Macrostomum auritum]. Faubel A 1976 (citation)- comparisons p 50, 52, 54. Hendelberg J 1977 (citation)- Electron microscopy on sperm- 9 + 1 axonemes. Faubel A 1977 (citation)- in list p 61 in sand flat p 65; in sand mud p 66; in mud flat p 67; in brackish water p 67; in Table 1; in beach slope p 66. Watzin MC 1984 (citation)- p 324, lists number of eggs and development from Apelt 1969. Armonies W 1987 (citation)- lists p 96, in discussion p 101. Hellwig-Armonies M, Armonies W, 1987 (citation)- ecology of.
Ratz H, Faubel A, Roeder T 1988 (citation)- p 173, "...Acoela were studies by electrophoresis and histochemistry." Species included in the study were: Aphanostoma album Convoluta convoluta Pseudaphanostoma psammophilum Atriofronta polyvacuola Haplogonaria syltensis Haplogonaria simplex Anaperus tvaerminnensis Postmecynostomum pictum Mecynostomum auritum Paedomecynostomum bruneum Philomecynostomum lapillum Pseudmecynostomum papillosum
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