Planariidae

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Planariidae
Polycelis felina.jpg
Polycelis felina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Turbellaria
Order: Tricladida
Suborder: Continenticola
Superfamily: Planarioidea
Family: Planariidae
Stimpson, 1857
Genera

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Planariidae is a family of Tricladida that inhabits the freshwater.

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

Genera[edit]

Twelve genera of Planariidae are known:[2]

Phylogeny[edit]

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

Tricladida

Maricola




Cavernicola


Continenticola
Planarioidea

Planariidae




Kenkiidae



Dendrocoelidae




Geoplanoidea

Dugesiidae



Geoplanidae






References[edit]

  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.  edit