A new higher classification of planarian flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida)

@article{Sluys2009ANH,
  title={A new higher classification of planarian flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida)},
  author={R. Sluys and M. Kawakatsu and M. Riutort and J. Bagu{\~n}{\'a}},
  journal={Journal of Natural History},
  year={2009},
  volume={43},
  pages={1763 - 1777}
}
  • R. Sluys, M. Kawakatsu, +1 author J. Baguñá
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Journal of Natural History
  • This paper presents a revised classification for the higher taxa within the Tricladida. A historical sketch is provided of the higher classificatory systems of triclad flatworms. As far as possible, the new classification is based on published phylogenetic studies. A phylogenetic tree generalizing currently available hypotheses on the higher-taxon relationships of the Tricladida forms the backbone of the new classification. There is no longer any room in formal classifications for the taxon… CONTINUE READING

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