Onchidiidae Rafinesque, 1815

Maniei, Fatemeh, Espeland, Marianne, Movahedi, Mohammad & Wägele, Heike, 2020, Description of a new Peronia species (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Onchidiidae) from Iran, Persian Gulf, Zootaxa 4758 (3), pp. 501-531 : 507

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Onchidiidae Rafinesque, 1815


Family Onchidiidae Rafinesque, 1815 View in CoL

Genus Peronia J. Fleming, 1822

Type species Peronia peronii ( Cuvier, 1804)

Diagnosis. Presence of contractible gills distributed irregularly at least in the posterior part of the dorsal notum. Notum always narrower than the pedal sole; warty with dorsal eyes single or in groups. Some species characterized by spicules in the integument. Intestine usually of type I or type II. Rectal gland absent. Penis short with many spines. Penial gland very long with a large muscular sac. Needle apparatus in penial gland sac present ( Labbé 1934; Britton 1984; Dayrat 2009).

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