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PLATYHELMINTHES (flatworms, tapeworms, flukes)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

CESTODA (tapeworms) Class   4 ident refs
MONOGENEA (flukes with a single host) Class   1 ident refs
RHABDITOPHORA Ehlers, 1985 (a class of flatworms)
POLYCLADIDA (polyclad flatworms), eg: Stylochoplana maculata agg. (a marine flatworm) - Dorsal view SERIATA (an order of flatworms), eg: Polycelis felina (a flatworm) - Three animals
Class 11 subtaxa 12 ident refs
TREMATODA (trematode flukes)
ASPIDOGASTREA (a subclass of trematodes), eg: Unidentified Aspidogastrea (Unidentified Aspidogastrea Trematodes) - Cercaria
Class 2 subtaxa 4 ident refs
TURBELLARIA (flatworms)
Unidentified Turbellaria (Unidentified Flatworms), eg: Unidentified Turbellaria (Unidentified Flatworms) - Top view
Class 8 subtaxa 10 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Conway, D.V.P., 2012 Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 1: Radiolaria, Heliozoa, Foraminifera, Ciliophora, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Rotifera and Mollusca
British Marine Life Pictures: British Marine Life Pictures


European Limnofauna: European Limnofauna


Fish, J.D. & Fish, S., 2011 A Student's Guide to the Seashore
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (littoral and sublittoral fauna) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 general literature references to PLATYHELMINTHES (flatworms, tapeworms, flukes)

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 296 feeding and other relationships of PLATYHELMINTHES (flatworms, tapeworms, flukes)

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