Planarioidea

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Planarioidea
Crenobia alpina.jpg
Crenobia alpina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Class: Rhabditophora
Order: Tricladida
Suborder: Continenticola
Superfamily: Planarioidea
Stimpson, 1857
Families[1]

Planarioidea is a superfamily of freshwater triclads that comprises the families Dendrocoelidae, Kenkiidae and Planariidae.

Phylogeny[edit]

Phylogenetic supertree after Sluys et al., 2009:[1]

Tricladida

Maricola




Cavernicola


Continenticola
Planarioidea

Planariidae




Kenkiidae



Dendrocoelidae




Geoplanoidea

Dugesiidae



Geoplanidae






References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.