Turbellarian taxonomic database

Platyhelminthes Rhabditophora


Littlewood DTJ, Olson PD, Telford MJ, Herniou EA, Riutort M 2001 (citation)- Reviews recent molecular systematics
on Acoela, Nemertodermatida, Catenulida and Rhabditophora,  EF1 analysis and its limitations, etc.


Hooge MD 2001 (citation)- "Evolution of body-wall musculature in the Platyhelminthes (Acoelomorpha,
Catenulida, Rhabditophora)."


Carranza S, Baguna J, Riutort M 1997 (citation)- "Are the Platyhelminthes a monophyletic primitive group? An 
assessment using 18S rDNA sequences."  Looks at Rhabditophora, Acoela, Catenulida.  Species of Turbellaria
used include the following:  Crenobia alpina, Dendrocoelum lacteum, Monocelis lineata, Archiloa rivularis,
Geocentrophora sp., Mesocastrada sp., Nemertinoides elongatus, Urastoma sp., Macrostomum tuba, Microstomum
lineare, Discocelis tigrina, Planocera multitentaculata, Stenostomum leucops, Convoluta pulchra, Convoluta
naikaiensis.  New sequences reported for many of these species.