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Dugesiidae is probably the best known family of freshwater planarians among the non-specialist. They are popular for their triangle-shaped head and their capacities of regeneration.

Dugesiidae is the sister group of Geoplanidae or land planarians family.

The type-genus of this family is Dugesia.


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