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Family Diopisthoporidae Westblad, 1940

Description

With frontal organ; mouth at posterior, pharynx ciliated, tubular and muscular. Germinal region compact, gonads unpaired, male gonopore terminal.

Type and only genus

Diopisthoporus Westblad, 1940

Remarks

For an account of the frontal organ and its phylogenetic significance see Smith and Tyler (1985).

Family Diopisthoporidae