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  Order Prolecithophora

Family Plagiostomidae

    Genus Hydrolimax -- North America.
    Genus Plagiostomum -- North America.
    Genus Acmostomum
    Genus Auriculifera
    Genus Plicastoma
    Genus Puzostoma
    Genus Torgea
    Genus Tuilica
    Genus Vorticeros

Taxon Information

The Family Plagiostomidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Plagiostomidae, [North America] (Kolasa & Tyler, 2010).
  • Plagiostomidae, (Smith, 2001).
  • Plagiostomidae, (Hyman & Jones, 1959).


  • 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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