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  Superfamily Planarioidea

Family Dendrocoelidae

    Genus Procotyla -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Dendrocoelum -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Dendrocoelopsis -- North America.
    Genus Rectocephala -- North America.
    Genus Sorocelis -- North America.
    Genus Acromyadenium
    Genus Alaoplana
    Genus Amyadenium
    Genus Anocelis
    Genus Archicotylus
    Genus Armilla
    Genus Atria
    Genus Baikalobia
    Genus Baikalocotylus
    Genus Baikaloplana
    Genus Bdellocephala
    Genus Caspioplana
    Genus Hyperbulbina
    Genus Hyperpapillina
    Genus Microarchicotylus
    Genus Miodendrocoelum
    Genus Neodendrocoelum
    Genus Papilloplana
    Genus Polycladodes
    Genus Protocotylus
    Genus Rimacephalus
    Genus Palaeodendrocoelum

Taxon Information

The Family Dendrocoelidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Dendrocoelidae, [Wisconsin] (Watermolen, 2005).
  • Dendrocoelidae, (Smith, 2001).
  • Dendrocoelidae, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Dendrocoelidae, (Hyman & Jones, 1959).


  • Watermolen, D.J. 2005. Aquatic and terrestrial flatworm (Platyhelminthes, Turbellaria) and ribbon worm (Nemertea) records from Wisconsin. Research/Management Findings, Wisconsin DNR (55). 8 pp.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Platyhelminthes (free-living flatworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 77-108.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • 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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