Dugesia notogaea

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Dugesia notogaea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Order: Tricladida
Suborder: Continenticola
Family: Dugesiidae
Genus: Dugesia
Species: D. notogaea
Binomial name
Dugesia notogaea
Sluys & Kawakatsu, 1998

Dugesia notogaea is a species of dugesiid triclad that inhabits freshwater bodies of north Queensland, Australia.[1][2]


D. notogaea position in relation with other Dugesia species after the work of Lázaro et al., 2009:[3]


 D. sicula

 D. aethiopica

 D. japonica

 D. ryukyuensis

 D. notogaea

 D. bengalensis

 D. subtentaculata

 D. gonocephala

 D. liguriensis

 D. etrusca

 D. ilvana

 D. benazzii

 D. hepta


  1. ^ Sluys, R.; Kawakatsu, M.; Winsor, L. (1998). "The genus Dugesia in Australia, with its phylogenetic analysis and historical biogeography (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae)". Zoologica Scripta. 27 (4): 273. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.1998.tb00461.x. 
  2. ^ Sluys, R.; Kawakatsu, M. 2001: Contribution to an inventory of the freshwater planarians of Australia and New Zealand (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae), with distribution maps of the species examined. Beaufortia, 51: 163-198
  3. ^ Lázaro, E. M.; Sluys, R.; Pala, M.; Stocchino, G. A.; Baguñà, J.; Riutort, M. (2009). "Molecular barcoding and phylogeography of sexual and asexual freshwater planarians of the genus Dugesia in the Western Mediterranean (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 52 (3): 835–845. PMID 19435604. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.04.022. 

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