Turbellarian taxonomic database

Schizorhynchia Cheliplanidae Diagnosis

Proboscis with side pieces and postrostral bulb, without separate lateral gland sacs (cf. juncture glands).
One pair of proboscis hooks with or without denticles. Without eyes. One adhesive girdle at the rear end.
Cylindrical or oviform pharynx anteriorly. Pharynx cavity mostly long, often spinous. Single or paired yolk
glands. Male copulatory organ with cirrus, stylet, or both. [from Karling 1983 (citation)]

[From Karling TG (1983)]

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