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Childia macroposthium Notes

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Notes for Paraphanostoma macroposthium

Geographic distribution: Iceland, Faroe Islands, European Atlantic Coast, Adriatic, mostly
	soft bottom less than 200 meters.
Specimens: Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation)- Swedish Museum of Natural History, p 183.
Steinbock O 1931 (citation)- described as Convoluta macroposthia from Greenland.  From Faroes.
Steinbock O 1938 (citation)- reports from Iceland.
Westblad E 1942 (citation)- definition p 41 and illustration 9C, 14, 17, 21, plate I, 1-3  and
	notes in genus description as Paraphanostoma macroposthium.  
Westblad E 1945 (citation)- in comparisons p 11-50, figure 9E and 7G.
Westblad E 1946 (citation)- notes presence of ductus spermaticus p 7.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- on structure of muscles; p 36 illustration of copulatory organ in p 38;
	p 44, 45, 46 female organs, illustration p 49 also; p 48 on short vagina and long penis- but
	reizorgan occur in ductus seminalis so probably penis penetrates this.

Marcus E 1948 (citation)- notes to Paraphanostoma p 116.	
Marcus E 1950 (citation)- compares this with other species of genus, see p 13, 14, 15
	(this species was originally described as Convoluta) 102, 103.

Marcus E 1954 (citation)- mentions p 427, 429, 480.	
Steinbock O 1957 (citation)- in comparison with gastrotrichs p 136.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- lists as type species, brief description p 320-322, figures 107, 108.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- ecology of in Germany p 99, 88.
Apelt G 1969 (citation)- p 304 and 313 on eggs and early embryology.
Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation)- Swedish Museum of Natural History, European Atlantic
	figure 20 of female parts relative to P. etium and P. westbladi- see figures.
Lauckner G 1980 (citation)- notes mesozoa reported in by Westblad E 1942 (citation).

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