Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Platyhelminthes > Class Rhabditophora > Order Seriata > Suborder Proseriata > Infraorder Lithophora > Family Monocelididae > Subfamily Monocelidinae > Genus Monocelis

Monocelis fusca Örsted, 1843

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MonocelisEhrenberg, 1831accepted genus name


original description

Oersted A.S., 1842-1843. Forfog til en ny Classification of Planarierne (Planariea Duges) grundet paa mikroskopish-anatomiske Undersogelser. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift IV(8):519-581

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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

additional source

Hyman, L.H., 1964. North American Rhabdocoela and Alloeocoela. 7. A new seriate Alloeocoel, with corrective remarks on Alloeocoels. Trans. Amer. Micr. Soc., 83: 248-251

additional source

Graff, L. von,1913. Plathelminthes. Turbellaria II. Rhabdocoela. In Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs, H.G. Bronn (Ed.), Leipzig, Vol 4 Abt 1.c.

additional source

Hartog, G. Den, 1964. Proseriate flatworms from the deltaic area of the rivers Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt. I and II. Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., 67: 10-34





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Tyler, S.; Artois, T. (2014). Monocelis fusca Örsted, 1843. In: Artois, T.; Schockaert, E. & Tyler, S. (2014) World database of Proseriata and Kalyptorhynchia. 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:143550




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