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  Family Dugesiidae

Genus Girardia

    Species G. dorotocephala -- Wisconsin!
    Species G. tigrina -- Wisconsin!
    Species G. antillana -- North America.
    Species G. arizonensis -- North America.
    Species G. azteca -- North America.
    Species G. jenkinsae -- North America.
    Species G. microbursalis -- North America.
    Species G. anceps
    Species G. anderlani
    Species G. andina
    Species G. arimana
    Species G. arndti
    Species G. aurita
    Species G. avertiginis
    Species G. barbarae
    Species G. biapertura
    Species G. bonaerensis
    Species G. bursalacertosa
    Species G. cameliae
    Species G. canai
    Species G. capacivasa
    Species G. chilla
    Species G. cubana
    Species G. desiderensis
    Species G. dubia
    Species G. festai
    Species G. glandulosa
    Species G. graffi
    Species G. guatemalensis
    Species G. hoernesi
    Species G. hypoglauca
    Species G. informis
    Species G. jugosa
    Species G. longistriata
    Species G. mckenziei
    Species G. multidiverticulata
    Species G. nonatoi
    Species G. paramensis
    Species G. pierremartini
    Species G. rincona
    Species G. sanchezi
    Species G. schubarti
    Species G. seclusa
    Species G. sinensis
    Species G. sphincter
    Species G. striata
    Species G. tahitiensis
    Species G. titicacana
    Species G. typhlomexicana
    Species G. ururiograndeana

Taxon Information

The Genus Girardia 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

  • Girardia, (Artois et al., 2013).
  • Girardia, [Wisconsin] (Watermolen, 2005).
  • Girardia, 4 species, 2 very common and widespread [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Artois, T., E. Schockaert & S. Tyler. 2013. World Checklist of Freshwater Turbellaria. World Wide Web electronic publication. 59 pp. [Available online]
  • 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.

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