Phaenocora megacephala ( Higley, 1918 ) Meixner, 1930, (Higley, 1918) Meixner, 1930

Houben, Albrecht M., Steenkiste, Niels Van & Artois, Tom J., 2014, Revision of Phaenocora Ehrenberg, 1836 (Rhabditophora, Typhloplanidae, Phaenocorinae) with the description of two new species, Zootaxa 3889 (3), pp. 301-354: 347-348

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3889.3.1

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scientific name

Phaenocora megacephala ( Higley, 1918 ) Meixner, 1930
status

 

Phaenocora megacephala ( Higley, 1918) Meixner, 1930   (in Stummer-Traunfels & Meixner 1930)

Dalyellia megacephala Higley 1918: 49   –50, plates 1–2; Meixner 1930 (in Stummer-Traunfels & Meixner 1930); 3387; Ruebush 1937: 238; Luther 1955: 323.

Known distribution: Mississippi basin (Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, USA) no location specified ( Higley 1918).

Very little information about this species can be retrieved from literature. According to Higley (1918) the animals are about 0.75 mm long. The eyes are black and the animals lack any colouration. Dermal rhabdites are present. The reproductive structures were not well described and new material is needed for further investigations.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Platyhelminthes

Class

Rhabditophora

Order

Rhabdocoela

Family

Typhloplanidae

Genus

Phaenocora

Loc

Phaenocora megacephala ( Higley, 1918 ) Meixner, 1930

Houben, Albrecht M., Steenkiste, Niels Van & Artois, Tom J. 2014
2014
Loc

Dalyellia megacephala

Luther 1955: 323
Ruebush 1937: 238
Higley 1918: 49
1918