Andwakiidae with the column divisible into physa, scapus and capitulum. Physa small, sometimes flattened. Scapus with tenaculi. Capitulum without spirocysts. Sphincter elongate, mesogloeal, usually very strong. Tentacles more than 12. Mesenteries divisible into macro- and microcnemes sometimes, however, indistinctly so, in as much as the oldest microcnemes may have the cnidoglandular tract of a filament and acontia. The same number of mesenteries distally and proximally. 5-6 perfect and fertile pairs of mesenteries with very strong restricted (reniform) to circumscribed retractors. Microcnemes without retractors. Acontia usually few in number. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors, microbasic amastigophors.
A. mirabilis Danielssen 1890
A. parva Carlgren 1940
A. boniensis Carlgren 1943
A. insignis nov. sp.
Definitions and contained taxa are those of Oscar Carlgren as published in 1949 : Kungl Svenska Vetenskapsakadamiens Handlingar, Series 4, Volume 1, Number 1
Electronic version made possible by NSF grant DEB95-21819 in the PEET program to D. G. Fautin.