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  Family Koinocystididae

Genus Microkalyptorhynchus

    Species M. virginianus -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Microkalyptorhynchus 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

  • Microkalyptorhynchus, 1 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Microkalyptorhynchus, "Although placed in the Koinocystidae by Kepner and Ruebush, this form is probably not a Kalyptorhychid" (Hyman & Jones, 1959).


  • 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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