Turbellarian taxonomic database

Promesostomidae Vauclusia Diagnosis

Promesostomidae with the pharynx in the middle of the body. Paired testes and seminal vesicles. Spherical prostate vesicle with two types of secretions. Conical stylet with several internal ridges. Paired ovovitellaria. Very long, muscular female duct. Distal part of the female duct swollen. Female bursa and female glands present. Male atrium long.

[From Van Steenkiste N, Volonterio O, Schockaert E, Artois T (2008): 26]

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