Turbellarian taxonomic database

Convolutidae Pelophila Notes

Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- pp 114, 344: definition and lists 2 species:
	P. cavernosa Dorjes 1968 type
	P. pachymorpha Dorjes 1968	

Hooge MD 2001 (citation)- moves to family Actinoposthiidae.
Faubel & Warwick (2005) (citation) transferred Pelophila lutheri (Westblad, 1946) Karling, 1974,
	which they synonymize with Doerjes's (1968, p. 91) (citation) Praeaphanostoma lutheri
	and Pelophila cavernosa Doerjes, 1968 (p.344),
	to Convolutidae

Hooge MD, Haye P, Tyler S, Litvaitis MK, Kornfield I  2002 (citation)- Phylogenetic relationships using 18S
rDNA, and morphological characters of sperm and body-wall musculature.

The name Pelophila is preoccupied, being a homonym of Pelophila Dejean, 1861 (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Notes for the valid (accepted) taxonomic name

Notes for Actinoposthiidae Pelophila

The name Pelophila is preoccupied by Pelophila Dejean, 1861 (Coleoptera: Carabidae). It is not yet available.

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