Nephasoma Pergament,

Cutler, Edward B., Schulze, Anja & Dean, Harlan K., 2004, Zealand species, Zootaxa 525, pp. 1-19: 7

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.158002

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/020087E4-4247-0B66-5F4D-FDE3FBF3FCF7

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Plazi

scientific name

Nephasoma Pergament
status

 

Nephasoma Pergament 

Diagnosis: Introvert about equal to or shorter than trunk. Hooks, when present, usually scattered. Body wall with continuous muscle layers. Tentacles arranged around the mouth but may be reduced in both size and number. Two introvert retractor muscles, often partially fused. Contractile vessel without villi. Spindle muscle not attached posteriorly. Two nephridia. Species generally small to medium sized (trunk <50 mm long).