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  Family Dendrocoelidae

Genus Dendrocoelopsis

    Species D. alaskensis -- North America.
    Species D. americana -- North America.
    Species D. hymanae -- North America.
    Species D. piriformis -- North America.
    Species D. vaginata -- North America.
    Species D. beauchampi
    Species D. bessoni
    Species D. brementi
    Species D. chattoni
    Species D. ezensis
    Species D. ichikawai
    Species D. kishidae
    Species D. lactea
    Species D. oculata
    Species D. sinensis
    Species D. spinosipenis
    Species D. suifenhensis
    Species D. vandeli

Taxon Information

The Genus Dendrocoelopsis has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Dendrocoelopsis, (Artois et al., 2013).
  • Dendrocoelopsis, [North America] (Kolasa & Tyler, 2010).
  • Dendrocoelopsis, One species known only from Lake Tahoe, CA, NV ... 1 species, MT, OR, WA [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Dendrocoelopsis, (Kenk, 1972).
  • Dendrocoelopsis, (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.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Platyhelminthes (free-living flatworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 77-108.
  • 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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