Turbellarian taxonomic database

Coelogynoporidae Cirrifera Diagnosis

Coelogynoporidae with intraepithelial nuclei and large hyaline glands in the epidermis. Male copulatory organ is a cirrus with many small spines, enclosed in a cirrus bulb. Seminal vesicle(s) caudal to the copulatory organ, paired or unpaired. Prostate vesicle outside or within the cirrus bulb. Paired germovitelloducts join behind the copulatory organ and open in the common genital atrium through its caudal wall. There is no bursa but a genito-intestinal duct may be present.

[From Jouk PEH, Martens EE, Schockhaert ER (2007): 229-230]

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