|Stankovic S, Komarek J (1927)
Die Suesswasser-Tricladen des Westbalkans und die zoogeographischen Probleme dieser Gegend.
Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 53, p. 591-674, 23 f., t. 7-9.
Abstract / Notes
The paper is a systematic, ecologic and zoogeographic study of the new freshwater triclad fauna of the west-Balkan peninsula (Ochrid, Dalmatia, Bosnia etc.). The study of west-Balkan faunas (in particular the triclad fauna) is urged as an aid to the solution of difficult zoogeographic problems. The rich triclad population of the Ochrid lake region consists of Planaridae and Dendrocoelidae, and is considerably divergent from that of central Europe. The dendrocoelids of Ochrid are richly pigmented with characteristic body design, and for them the authors establish the genus Neodendrocoelum, with N. adenodactylosum; N. maculatum; N. ochridense; N. st. naumi; and N. jablanicense, all from Yugoslavia. N. nausicaae (Dendrocoelum n. O. Schmidt) is also referred to this genus, and 2 sexually immature forms probably referable respectively to Af. maculatum and AT. st. naumi are figured, also from Yugoslavia. The new Planaridae belong to the group of white planarians whose systematic position is not definitely determined, but which Komarek previously divided into 2 genera, Albiplanaria and Fonticola. Albiplanaria macedonica (Stankovi) new comb.; Fonticola bosniaca (Stankovi) new comb.; F. dalmatica and F. ochridana, Yugoslavia; also F. olivacea (Planaria o. Schmidt).
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