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Filling a gap in the phylogeny of flatworms: relationships within the Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes), inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences
The phylogeny of the Rhabdocoela, a species‐rich taxon of free‐living flatworms, is reconstructed based on complete 18S rDNA sequences. The analysis includes 62 rhabdocoels and 102 representatives ofExpand
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The importance of turbellarians in the marine meiobenthos: a review
Recent data and opinions on meiofaunal ecology are briefly reviewed; and from scattered data, the place of turbellarians in the meiobenthic community is discussed. Turbellarian diversity, density,Expand
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Global diversity of free living flatworms (Platyhelminthes, “Turbellaria”) in freshwater
This contribution reviews diversity of turbellarian species by biogeographical regions, with comments on species biology. The review draws on the database available atExpand
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TURBELLARIA FROM SOMALIA
SUMMARY The genus Pseudomonocelis Meixner, 1943 is treated in a monographic way, with the provisory re-introduction of P. agilis (Schulze, 1851). A comprehensive description of all representatives ofExpand
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Primary homology assessment of structures in the female atrial system among species of the Polycystididae (Rhabditophora, Eukalyptorhynchia)
. The female atrial system of members of the Polycystididae has been studied at the light microscopical level and compared among the constituent taxa. Based on the criteria of position andExpand
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Sand dwelling Turbellaria from the Netherlands Delta area
Sand dwelling Turbellaria from the Delta of the Rivers Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt have been investigated. Thirty-eight samples taken from littoral and sublittoral stations in the Grevelingen, EasternExpand
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Marine macrostomorpha (platyhelminthes, rhabditophora) from the algarve (southern portugal).
Ten species of Macrostomorpha were found in marine environments of the Algarve (Portugal). Six of them were found in the Ria Formosa, a vast intertidal euryhaline lagoon system that dominates theExpand
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Hard parts in the female system of Syndesmis longicanalis (Platyhelminthes, Rhabdocoela, Umagillidae) are basement membrane derivatives
UNIV NAIROBI,DEPT ZOOL,NAIROBI,KENYA.GEVAERTS, H, LIMBURGS UNIV CENTRUM,DEPT SBG,ZOOL RES GRP,B-3590 DIEPENBEEK,BELGIUM.
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Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes) from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica) with the description of eight new species
In this contribution we present eleven species of Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes) collected dur- ing the Antarktis VII/4 (Epos leg. 3) expedition. Six of them belong to the family TrigonostomidaeExpand
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