Steinbock O 1938 (citation)- says he has a specimen- also too poorly preserved , uncertain species Westblad E 1948 (citation)- p 58 says too poorly known to include in key. Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- list Paraproporus elegans An der Lan 1936.
Notes for the valid (accepted) taxonomic name
Notes for Actinoposthiidae Paraproporus
An der Lan H 1936 (citation)- p 326-7 description of species, no definition, genus Adeloposthia. Westblad E 1945 (citation)- p 46 definition, and describes new species, type P. rubescens. Westblad E 1948 (citation)- p 15 no rhabdites; p 55 in key to genera; p 62 pharynx compared. p 55 in key to genera of Acoels; p 15 not rhabdites in this genus?; p 62 compares pharynx in this genus and in Propora. Marcus E 1950 (citation)- p 7, 10, 102, pharynx, cuticularized rods in atrium. says this is species of Haploposthiidae and it has no pharynx (which is present in Proporidae and Diopisthoporidae)- description of new species P. xanthus does have a series of cuticularized rods of the peni along the walls of the atrium. Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- expanded definition p 113 and list of species. moves to his family Chiliidae. P. elegans An der Lan H (1936) P. rubescens Westblad 1945 P. xanthus Marcus 1950 P. diovatus Dorjes 1968 Hooge MD 2001 (citation)- moves to family Actinoposthiidae.
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