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Castrella truncata  (Abildgaard, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1040335

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Castrella agilis Fuhrmann, 1900
    Castrella obscura (Plotnikow, 1905)
    Castrella serotina Dorner, 1902
    Castrella quadrioculata (Vejdovsky, 1895)
    Castrella bologowiensis Plotnikow, 1906
    Castrada quadrioculata (Vejdovsky, 1895)
    Castrella trunquata Hofsten, 1907
    Dalyellia millportianus (Graff, 1882)
    Dalyellia intermedia (Du Plessis, 1879)
    Dalyellia truncata (Abildgaard, 1789)
    Jensenia millportiana (Graff, 1882)
    Jensenia agilis (Fuhrmann, 1900)
    Jensenia intermedia (Du Plessis, 1879)
    Jensenia obscura (Plotnikow, 1905)
    Jensenia quadrioculata (Vejdovsky, 1895)
    Jensenia serotina (Dorner, 1902)
    Jensenia truncata (Abildgaard, 1789)
    Vortex intermedius Du Plessis, 1879
    Vortex truncata (Abildgaard, 1789)
    Vortex obscurus Plotnikow, 1905
    Vortex millportensis Graff, 1882
    Vortex quadrioculatus Vejdovsky, 1895
    Planaria truncata Abildgaard, 1789
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumPlatyhelminthes Minot, 1876 – flatworms, plathelminthes, platodes, platelminte  
                SubphylumRhabditophora Ehlers, 1985  
                   ClassTrepaxonemata Ehlers, 1984  
                      OrderNeoophora Westblad, 1948  
                         SuborderEulecithophora de Beauchamp, 1961  
                            InfraorderRhabdocoela Ehrenberg, 1831  
                               SectionDalytyphloplanida Willems, Wallberg, Jondelius, Littlewood, Backeljau, Schockaert and Artois, 2006  
                                  FamilyDalyelliidae Graff, 1905  
                                     GenusCastrella Fuhrmann, 1900  
                                        SubgenusCastrella (Castrella) Luther, 1955  
                                           SpeciesCastrella truncata (Abildgaard, 1789)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Turbellarian taxonomic database, 1.7, database (version 1.7)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Tyler S, Schilling S, Hooge M, and Bush LF (comp.) (2006-2016) Turbellarian taxonomic database. Version 1.7 (data licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0; material adapted: formatted and edited)   
  Reference for: Castrella truncata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Van Steenkiste, Niels, Stefan Gobert, Paul Davison, Jurek Kolasa, Jurek Kolasa, and Tom Artois  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Freshwater Dalyelliidae from the Nearctic (Platyhelminthes, Rhabdocoela): new taxa and records from Ontario, Canada and Michigan and Alabama, USA   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3091   
  Page(s): 1-32   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Castrella truncata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Young, Johnstone O.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Freshwater Turbellaria of the African Continent   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologischer Anzeiger, Jena, vol. 197, no. 5/6   
  Page(s): 419-432   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Castrella truncata   

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