Definition: Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 112 definition of genus. Geographic distribution: Greenland. Steinbock O 1931 (citation)- p 65 mentions Teraposthia colymbetes as species to be described. Steinbock O 1932 (citation)- p 300 lists from West Groenland but no description- refers to Steinbock O 1931 (citation)- p 65. Reports from the arctic. An der Lan H (1936) (citation)- p 314-315; p 325-6 description, figures 13, 22, 23. Westblad E 1942 (citation)- notes lack of longitudinal muscle layer in p 17. Westblad E 1948 (citation)- in discussion notes characteristics p 17, 19, 37, 58- says poorly described. p 22 superficial nervous system in. Hyman LH 1951 (citation)- vol 2, p 86 illustration of entire animal; p 83 on nervous system next to epidermis; p 117 notes 4 copulatory apparatus. Steinbock O 1957 (citation)- in comparison with gastrotrichs nervous system p 132. Ax P 1961 (citation)- notes outer nerve net in this species. Hadzi J 1963 (citation)- illustration p 146. Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- lists as type and only species of genus.
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