Turbellarian taxonomic database

Stenostomidae Stenostomum


Stenostomidae without either statocyst or preoral ciliated furrow. Paired ciliated pits associated with the anterior cerebral lobes. Light-refracting bodies present in variable number and arrangement, or absent. Epithelial rhabdoids and excretophores present in some species. Zooid chains formed through paratomy. Sexually mature stages rare. (from Larsson et al. 2008 (citation))