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

Monocelis lineata (Müller, 1774) Ehrenberg, 1831

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MonocelisEhrenberg, 1831accepted genus name


original description

Muller, O.F. 1773-1774. Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Vol. 1, unpaginated preface, bibliography and table of contents, 32 pp., and 1-136 [1773]; pars altera, 1-72, and unpaginated index 10 pp.[1774]; vol. 2, pp. I-XXVI [= 1-36], 1-214 [1774]. Havniæ [Copenhagen]& Lipsiæ [Leipzig], Heineck & Faber.

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

Graff L von (1882) Monographie der Turbellarien 1. Rhabdocoelida : 1-442

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

Schultze M.S. (1851) Beitrage zur naturgeschichte der turbellarien.

additional source

Luther A. (1960) Die turbellarien ostfennoskandiens 1. Acoela, Catenulida, macrostomida, Lechithoepitheliata, Prolecithophora und Proseriata Fauna Fennica 7: 3-155





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications)


WoRMS (2014). Monocelis lineata (Müller, 1774) Ehrenberg, 1831. 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:143552




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