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Description

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Alexandromenia, gen. nov.

Body relatively short and thick, length 25-32 mm. by 3.5-5 mm. diameter. Spicules small needle-like associated with larger radially directed ones. Papillae very large, multinucleate. Foot, 5-9 folds. Gill folds 20-40. Numerous pharyngeal glands and enormous lobulated glands opening on the sides of the pharynx. Radula monoserial. 1 pair seminal receptacles. Type of genus A. agassizi, sp. nov.

Posterior end truncated, gills exposed. Monoserial radula with slightly curved rectangular teeth. 40 gill folds. California. (p. 133.) A. valida, sp. nov.

Posterior end rounded, cloaca opening ventral. Teeth with two horn-like projections. 20 gill folds. California. (p. 142.)”

(Heath, 1911: 47)

Alexandromenia

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Alexandromenia is a genus of solenogaster, a kind of shell-less, worm-like mollusk.[1][2]

Species

References

  1. ^ García-Álvarez, Óscar; v. Salvini-Plawen, Luitfried (2007). "Species and diagnosis of the Families and Genera of Solenogastres (Mollusca)" (PDF). Iberus. 25 (2): 73–143. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2011.
  2. ^ MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Alexandromenia Heath, 1911. Accessed through: World Register of Marine * At: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137644 on 2021-04-16
  • Heath H. (1911). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer Albatross, from August 1899 to June 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser. XVI. The Solenogastress. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 45: 1-182 pl. 1-40
  • Salvini-Plawen L v. (1978). Antarktische und subantarktische Solenogastres (eine Monographie: 1898-1974). Zoologica (Stuttgart) 128: 1-305.
  • García-Álvarez O., Salvini-Plawen L.v., Urgorri V. & Troncoso J.S. (2014). Mollusca. Solenogastres, Caudofoveata, Monoplacophora. Fauna Iberica. 38: 1-294.
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Alexandromenia is a genus of solenogaster, a kind of shell-less, worm-like mollusk.

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Alexandromenia ( Dutch; Flemish )

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Alexandromenia is een geslacht van wormmollusken uit de familie van de Amphimeniidae.

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Alexandromenia is een geslacht van wormmollusken uit de familie van de Amphimeniidae.

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