Turbellarian taxonomic database


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Bilateria (Main hierarchy)
Nephrozoa       Jondelius, Ruiz-Trillo, Baguna, & Riutort, 2002
Platyhelminthes       Minot, 1876
Rhabditophora       Ehlers, 1985
Macrostomorpha       Doe, 1986
Macrostomidae       Beneden E, 1870
Axia       Ferguson, 1954

Synonyms of Macrostomidae Axia Ferguson, 1954

  Macrostomidae Macrostoma (Ørsted, 1843) [accepted as Macrostomidae Macrostomum Schmidt, 1848 by Graff Lvon (1905):109 (citation)]
  Macrostomidae Inframacrostomum Ferguson, 1954 [accepted as Macrostomidae Macrostomum Schmidt, 1848 by Schmidt P, Sopott-Ehlers B (1976): (citation)]

Currently accepted as Macrostomidae Macrostomum Schmidt, 1848 according to Schärer L, Littlewood DT, Waeschenbach A, Yoshida W, Vizoso DB (2011):p. 3 of Supporting Information (citation)