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Order Himatismenida Page 1987 Dorsal surface covered with a flexible coat without defined aperture; ventral surface entirely or partly naked; can form ventral flattened sheet of hyaloplasm used for adhesion to the substratum; MTOC, when known, bar-like.
Ferry Siemensma, created March 3, 2019; last modified July 26, 2021
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