Page last updated Wed 05 Feb 2020


Use the links to navigate the hierarchy of invertebrate classification.

  Family Polycystididae

Subfamily Gyratricinae

    Genus Gyratrix -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Danorhynchus
    Genus Gyratricella
    Genus Neopolycystis
    Genus Papia
    Genus Scanorhynchus

Taxon Information

The Subfamily Gyratricinae 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

  • Gyratricidae, (Smith, 2001).
  • Gyratricidae, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Gyratricidae, (Hyman & Jones, 1959).


  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Platyhelminthes (free-living flatworms). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 77-108.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Hyman, L.H. & E.R. Jones. 1959. Turbellaria. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 323-365.

Web Pages

Site managed by Daniel L. Graf @ University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point