Turbellarian taxonomic database
An der Lan H (1936) (citation)- description of species, no definition. Greenland.
Westblad E 1945 (citation)- says belongs in Aphanostoma.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- says genus so poorly known, he can't include in key.
Mamkaev YuV 1965 (citation)- p 75 definition. Kandalachka Island, White Sea.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 112-113 definition. lists A. caudata An der Lan 1936 type.
Faubel A 1976 (citation)- p 42 revised definition. relationships p 45-47, North Sea. Describes
A. pigmentea and adds to description of A. biaculeata Faubel A 1974 (citation) and
changes genus diagnosis of Dorjes. p 42 "Mouth ventral gonopore subterminal at posterior end.
Antrum muscular short copulatory organ of cuticularized stylet needles or muscle layers
which diverges to a compact seminal vesicle. Female accessory organs lacking; caudal to the
paired or unpaired ovary these can develop a distinct area of parenchyma as a bursal
syncytium. Outer body wall muscle normal." Discussion of species in genus p 49.
Hooge MD 2001 (citation)- moves to family Actinoposthiidae.
Notes from synonyms