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  Family Dugesiidae

Genus Dugesia (+ Euplanaria)

    Species D. gonocephaloides -- midwestern North America.
    Species D. modesta -- North America.
    Species D. aborensis
    Species D. absoloni
    Species D. aenigma
    Species D. aethiopica
    Species D. afromontana
    Species D. andamanensis
    Species D. annandalei
    Species D. arabica
    Species D. arcadia
    Species D. ariadnae
    Species D. artesiana
    Species D. astrocheta
    Species D. austroasiatica
    Species D. bactriana
    Species D. bakurianica
    Species D. batuensis
    Species D. benazzii
    Species D. bengalensis
    Species D. biblica
    Species D. bifida
    Species D. bilineata
    Species D. boehmigi
    Species D. borneana
    Species D. brachycephala
    Species D. brigantii
    Species D. burmaensis
    Species D. capensis
    Species D. chichkovi
    Species D. colapha
    Species D. congolensis
    Species D. cretica
    Species D. damoae
    Species D. debeauchampi
    Species D. deharvengi
    Species D. didiaphragma
    Species D. dubia
    Species D. ectophysa
    Species D. elegans
    Species D. etrusca
    Species D. fissipara
    Species D. foeni
    Species D. fontinalis
    Species D. golanica
    Species D. gonocephala
    Species D. hepta
    Species D. hoernesi
    Species D. hymanae
    Species D. iheringii
    Species D. ilvana
    Species D. indica
    Species D. indonesiana
    Species D. iranica
    Species D. izuensis
    Species D. japonica
    Species D. krishnaswamyi
    Species D. lamottei
    Species D. lanzai
    Species D. lata
    Species D. laurentiana
    Species D. leclerci
    Species D. leporii
    Species D. libanica
    Species D. liguriensis
    Species D. lindbergi
    Species D. machadoi
    Species D. maculata
    Species D. maghrebiana
    Species D. malickyi
    Species D. mertoni
    Species D. michaelsoni
    Species D. microbursalis
    Species D. milloti
    Species D. minotauros
    Species D. mirabilis
    Species D. monomyoda
    Species D. montana
    Species D. myopa
    Species D. nannophallus
    Species D. nansheae
    Species D. neumanni
    Species D. nonatoi
    Species D. notogaea
    Species D. novaguineana
    Species D. persica
    Species D. polyorchis
    Species D. precaucasica
    Species D. rava
    Species D. rincona
    Species D. ryukyuensis
    Species D. sagitta
    Species D. salina
    Species D. schauinslandi
    Species D. seclusa
    Species D. siamana
    Species D. sicula
    Species D. similis
    Species D. sinensis
    Species D. subtentaculata
    Species D. sudanica
    Species D. superioris
    Species D. tamilensis
    Species D. tanganyikae
    Species D. taurocaucasica
    Species D. tiberiensis
    Species D. transcaucasica
    Species D. tubqalis
    Species D. uenorum
    Species D. venusta
    Species D. vestibularis
    Species D. wytegrensis

Taxon Information

The Genus Dugesia 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

  • Dugesia, (Artois et al., 2013).
  • Dugesia, [North America] (Kolasa & Tyler, 2010).
  • Dugesia, (Kenk, 1972).
  • Dugesia, (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.
  • Kenk, R. 1972. Freshwater planarians (Turbellaria) of North America. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Biota of Freshwater Ecosystems Identification Manual 1. 81 pp. [Available online]
  • 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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