Turbellarian taxonomic database

Lithophora Coelogynoporidae Diagnosis

Proseriata with common atrium and gonopore. Female genital canal, with adjacent proximal bursa and paired oviducts, opening from behind into the common atrium. Ovaries in front of the globular pharynx. Uniformly (almost) ciliated body. Rostral end without sensory pits. Rostral sensory hairs feebly differentiated. Statocyst in front of the encapsulated brain. (Without eyes.) Filiform body-shape. Type genus Coelogynopora Steinböck 1924 (citation); also Vannuccia Marcus 1948 (citation).

[From Karling TG (1966): 493]

Notes from synonyms

Return to Lithophora Coelogynoporidae