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  Order Rhabdocoela

Suborder Kalyptorhynchia

    Infraorder Eukalyptorhynchia -- Wisconsin!
    Infraorder Schizorhynchia

Taxon Information

The Suborder Kalyptorhynchia 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

  • Kalyptorhynchia, [Palaearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 82 freshwater species in 20 genera worldwide; 2 Nearctic species in 2 genera] (Schockaert et al., 2008).
  • Kalyptorhynchia, [Wisconsin] (Watermolen, 2005).
  • Kalyptorhynchia, (Smith, 2001).
  • Kalyptorhynchia, (Hyman & Jones, 1959).


  • Schockaert, E.R., M. Hooge, R. Sluys, S. Schilling, S. Tyler & T. Artois. 2008. Global diversity of free living flatworms (Platyhelminthes, “Turbellaria”) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 41-48. [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.
  • 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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