Turbellarian taxonomic database

Pelophila lutheri Notes

Westblad E 1940 (citation)- mentions this species p 2 only.
Westblad E 1942 (citation)- p 30 mentions this species as Convoluta lutheri, no description.
Westblad E 1946 (citation)- described this species first as Convoluta, redescribed and
	illustration as an Aphnostoma.

Westblad E 1948 (citation)- notes it should be Mecynostomum p 74; p 40 on penis of Convoluta lutheri;
	p 39 illustration of copulatory organ; p 44 illustration of bursa and comment on p 45;
	p 49 role of syncytium in bursa; p 50 separate male and female pores.
Marcus E 1948 (citation)- includes this in his key p 112.
Luther A 1960 (citation)- good description and illustration.
Steinbock O 1967 (citation)- mentions as Mecynostomum lutheri p 399, 400, 401.	
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- p 114 lists as type, p 344-48 description and illustration.  Lists
	lutheri on p 91 and notes was Aphanostoma or Mecynostomum.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- on ecololgy of in Germany p 88, 99.
Hendelberg J, Hedlund K-O 1973 (citation)- electron microscopy on ciliary structure.
Karling TG 1974 (citation)- in list p 9, in key p 14, illustration p 13, ecology of p 28, 64, 78, 81,
	and 84.  Description p 48.
Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation)- Swedish Museum of Natural History, examination shows this species
	and Aphanostoma lutheri Westblad 1946 to be the same.  Moves to Pelophila lutheri.
	Long list of synonyms:
		Convoluta lutheri Westblad (nomen nudum)
		Aphanostoma lutheri Westblad 1948
		Mcynostomum lutheri Westblad 1948
		Praeaphanostoma lutheri (Westblad 1948) Dorjes 1968
		Pelophila cavernosa Dorjes 1968
Ehlers U, Doerjes J 1979 (citation)- p 25 note this place in Pelophila by Dorjes J, Karling TG 1975 (citation).	

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.

Notes for the valid (accepted) taxonomic name

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