Dugesia subtentaculata

Dugesia subtentaculata (Draparnaud, 1801)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

North Africa, Iberian Peninsula and France.

Author(s): Solà, Eduard
Rights holder(s): Solà, Eduard

Habitat

Rivers, streams and rivulets.

Author(s): Solà, Eduard
Rights holder(s): Solà, Eduard

Reproductive Behaviour

Reproduction

D. subtentaculata reproduce either sexually or asexually (by binary fission). Sexual specimens are hermaphrodites.

Author(s): Solà, Eduard
Rights holder(s): Solà, Eduard

Taxonomy

  • Planaria subtentaculata Draparnaud, 1801 (basionym)
  • Dugesia iberica Gourbault & Benazzi, 1979 (synonym)
  • Dugesia (Dugesia) subtentaculata (Draparnaud, 1801) (synonym)
  • Euplanaria subtentaculata (Draparnaud, 1801) (synonym)
  • Euplanaria gonocephala subtentaculata (Draparnaud, 1801) (synonym)
  • Dugesia gonocephala subtentaculata (Draparnaud, 1801) (synonym)
  • Euplanaria gonocephala: De Beauchamp, 1932 (in part) (synonym)

Taxonomic Notes

Benazzii, 1947b:20.

References

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