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  Family Prorhynchidae

Genus Prorhynchus

    Species P. stagnalis -- midwestern North America.
    Species P. alpinus
    Species P. baikalensis
    Species P. brincki
    Species P. fontinalis
    Species P. hastatus
    Species P. haswelli
    Species P. insularis
    Species P. ponticus
    Species P. putealis
    Species P. tasmaniensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Prorhynchus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Prorhynchus, (Artois et al., 2013).
  • Prorhynchus, [North America] (Kolasa & Tyler, 2010).
  • Prorhynchus, 1 widespread species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Prorhynchus, (Hyman & Jones, 1959).


  • Artois, T., E. Schockaert & S. Tyler. 2013. World Checklist of Freshwater Turbellaria. World Wide Web electronic publication. 59 pp. [Available online]
  • Kolasa, J. & S. Tyler. 2010. Flatworms: Turbellarians and Nemerteans. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 143-161.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Platyhelminthes (free-living flatworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 77-108.
  • Hyman, L.H. & E.R. Jones. 1959. Turbellaria. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 323-365.

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