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  Family Dalyelliidae

Genus Microdalyellia

    Species M. rossi -- Wisconsin!
    Species M. abursalis -- North America.
    Species M. armigera -- North America.
    Species M. circulobursalis -- North America.
    Species M. fairchildi -- North America.
    Species M. gilesi -- North America.
    Species M. mohicana -- North America.
    Species M. rheesi -- North America.
    Species M. rochesteriana -- North America.
    Species M. ruebushi -- North America.
    Species M. schockaerti -- North America.
    Species M. sillimani -- North America.
    Species M. tennesseensis -- North America.
    Species M. virginiana -- North America.
    Species M. arctica
    Species M. arndti
    Species M. aspinosa
    Species M. bicornis
    Species M. bipennata
    Species M. biwae
    Species M. brevimana
    Species M. brevispina
    Species M. dastychi
    Species M. deses
    Species M. dissimilis
    Species M. dubitativa
    Species M. erythrocephala
    Species M. faubeli
    Species M. fibrosa
    Species M. fulcrifera
    Species M. fusca
    Species M. groenlandica
    Species M. guangdongensis
    Species M. henophora
    Species M. hunanensis
    Species M. incerta
    Species M. kenyae
    Species M. kharkowiensis
    Species M. kupelwieseri
    Species M. macrobursalis
    Species M. maialis
    Species M. microphthalma
    Species M. minima
    Species M. mollosovi
    Species M. multiovata
    Species M. muyuensis
    Species M. nanella
    Species M. ohlsoni
    Species M. paucispinosa
    Species M. picta
    Species M. pugiofera
    Species M. sawayai
    Species M. schmidtii
    Species M. shennongjiae
    Species M. shenzhensis
    Species M. sinensis
    Species M. tridentata
    Species M. triseriata
    Species M. tsurugae
    Species M. variospinosa
    Species M. rastafariae

Taxon Information

The Genus Microdalyellia 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

  • Microdalyellia, (Artois et al., 2013).
  • Microdalyellia, [North America] (Kolasa & Tyler, 2010).
  • Microdalyellia, [Wisconsin] (Watermolen, 2005).
  • Microdalyellia, about 10 or 15 species in the U.S. [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Microdalyellia, "At least 17 valid species reported from [North America]. Distribution cosmopolitan" (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.
  • 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.
  • 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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