Planariidae

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Planariidae is a family of freshwater planarians.

Planariidae
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Planariidae

Stimpson, 1857
Genera

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The type genus is Planaria Müller, 1776.[1]

GeneraEdit

Twelve genera of Planariidae are known:[2]

PhylogenyEdit

Phylogenetic supertree after Sluys et al., 2009:[2]

Tricladida

Maricola

Cavernicola

Continenticola
Planarioidea

Planariidae

Kenkiidae

Dendrocoelidae

Geoplanoidea

Dugesiidae

Geoplanidae

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ball IR: A contribution to the phylogeny and biogeography of the freshwater triclads (Platyhelminthes: Turbellaria). Biology of the Turbellaria (Edited by: Riser NW and Morse MP). New York: McGraw-Hill New York 1974 , 339-401.
  2. ^ a b Sluys, R.; Kawakatsu, M.; Riutort, M.; Baguñà, J. (2009). "A new higher classification of planarian flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida)". Journal of Natural History. 43 (29–30): 1763–1777. doi:10.1080/00222930902741669.