Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Platyhelminthes > Class Rhabditophora > Superorder Macrostomorpha > Order Macrostomida > Family Macrostomidae

Macrostomum Schmidt, 1848

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Macrostomum axi Papi, 1959
Macrostomum balticum Luther, 1947
Macrostomum bicurvistyla Armonies & Hellwig, 1987
Macrostomum boreale Riedel, 1932
Macrostomum brevituba Armonies & Hellwig, 1987
Macrostomum caprariae Papi, 1959
Macrostomum catarractae Gieysztor, 1938
Macrostomum clavistylum Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum clavituba Ax, 2008
Macrostomum curvatum Papi, 1951
Macrostomum curvituba Luther, 1947
Macrostomum distinguendum Papi, 1951
Macrostomum ermini Ax, 1959
Macrostomum fergussoni Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum finnlandense Ferguson, 1940
Macrostomum gallicum Ax, 2008
Macrostomum gigas Okugawa, 1930
Macrostomum gilberti Ferguson, 1939
Macrostomum gracile Pereyaslawzewa, 1892
Macrostomum graffi Ferguson, 1939
Macrostomum hamatum Luther, 1947
Macrostomum hystricinum Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum incurvatum Ax, 2008
Macrostomum inductum Kolasa, 1971
Macrostomum inflatum Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum japonicum Okugawa, 1930
Macrostomum johni Young, 1972
Macrostomum karlingi Papi, 1953
Macrostomum korsakovi Nasonov, 1926
Macrostomum leptos An der Lan, 1939
Macrostomum lineare Uljanin, 1870
Macrostomum longistyliferum Ax, 1956
Macrostomum lutheri Beklemischev, 1927
Macrostomum magnacurvituba Ax, 1994
Macrostomum mediterraneum Ax, 1956
Macrostomum minutum (Luther, 1947)
Macrostomum montanum Kaiser, 1974
Macrostomum mosquense Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum mystrophorum Meixner, 1926
Macrostomum obtusum Vejdovsky, 1895
Macrostomum ojcowiense Kolasa, 1973
Macrostomum orthostylum Braun, 1885
Macrostomum parthenopeum Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum pithecusae Papi, 1959
Macrostomum poznaniense Kolasa, 1973
Macrostomum purpureum Reisinger & Kelbetz, 1964
Macrostomum quiritium Beklemischev, 1951
Macrostomum rectum Ax, 2008
Macrostomum retortum Papi, 1951
Macrostomum rhabdophorum Beklemischev, 1927
Macrostomum rostratum Papi, 1951
Macrostomum sensitivum Silliman, 1884
Macrostomum silesiacum Kolasa, 1973
Macrostomum subterraneum Rixen, 1961
Macrostomum tenuicauda Luther, 1947
Macrostomum timavi Graff, 1905
Macrostomum tuba Graff, 1882
Macrostomum viride Van Beneden, 1870


basis of record

Faubel, A.; Noreña, C. (2001). Turbellaria, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 123-136

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

additional source

Nomenclator Zoologicus

additional source

Schockaert, E.R.; Jouk, P.E.H.; Martens, P.M. (1989). Free-living Plathelminthes from the Belgian coast and adjacent areas, in: Wouters, K.; Baert, L. (Ed.) (1989). Proceedings of the Symposium "Invertebrates of Belgium". pp. 19-25



External Links



Tyler, S. (2014). Macrostomum Schmidt, 1848. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:142205

Dr. Carolina Noreña Janssen. Macrostomum Van Beneden, 1870. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=90657




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