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Renier, 1804

Palaeonemerteans with body wall musculature consisting of outer circular, middle longitudinal and inner circular layers, often with dorsal and/or ventral muscle fibre crosses passing between the two circular strata; cerebral ganglia and lateral nerve cords situated between epidermal basement membrane and body wall outer circular musculature; epidermal basement membrane usually thick; nervous system with neither neurochords nor neurochord cells; proboscis with outer circular and inner longitudinal muscle layers; blood vascular system without mid-dorsal vessel; intestine with shallow lateral diverticula; eyes absent; cerebral sensory organs consisting of simple ciliated canals in the cephalic epidermis; some species with lateral sensory organs in foregut region; sexes separate.

Source: Gibson, 1982.

The following species of this genus occur in the region:

Tubulanus annulatus
Tubulanus linearis
Tubulanus polymorphus
Tubulanus superbus
Tubulanus theeli

Genus Tubulanus