Overview

Distribution

Kleinhüningen near Basel, Switzerland
Collection date: prior to 1894
Salin: freshwater

Neudorf, Switzerland
Collection date: prior to 1894
Salin: freshwater

Reinach, Switzerland
Collection date: prior to 1894
Salin: freshwater

Bärschwil (Bärschwyl, Barschwil-Dorf), Switzerland
Collection date: prior to 1894
Salin: freshwater

People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al-Jaza’ir, L’Etat Algerien, Algérie), Africa
Collection date: 1921 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al-Jaza’ir, L’Etat Algerien, Algérie), Africa
Collection date: 1923 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al-Jaza’ir, L’Etat Algerien, Algérie), Africa
Collection date: 1928 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Morocco
Collection date: 1932 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Morocco
Collection date: 1932 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Collection date: 1951 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Lago Maggiore, Italy
Collection date: 1950 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Belgium
Collection date: 1911-1935
Salin: freshwater

Piedmont (Piemonte, Pedemontium, Pedemons), Italy
Collection date: 1933 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: Piedmont streams, including streams in the Susa and Lanzo valleys.

Valle di Susa, Piedmont (Piemonte, Pedemontium, Pedemons), Italy
Collection date: 1933 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: Piedmont streams, including streams in the Susa and Lanzo valleys.

Torrente Sangone (Sangone stream), Italy
Collection date: 1933 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

old Yugoslavia (Jugoslavia)
Collection date: 1934 or earlier

Macedonia
Collection date: 1934 or earlier

Oraway (Oravska, Orawska) Valley, Slovakia
Collection date: 1932 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: egg cocoons found at 7 C. temp., and adults only at 8.5 C.

Cardiganshire (Cardigan, Aberteifi), United Kingdom
Collection date: 1928 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: occurs in Cardiganshire streams almost down to the tidal limit.

Cardiganshire (Cardigan, Aberteifi), United Kingdom
Collection date: 1928 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: Cardiganshire streams.

Poprad, Slovakia
Collection date: 1926 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Weser River Estuary, Lower Saxony, Germany
Collection date: 1926 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: lower Weser in a spring and artificial water area.

Feldberg mountains, Bayern Land, Germany
Collection date: 1892 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Siebengebirge mountains, Nordrhein-Westfalen Land, Germany
Collection date: 1892 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Altkonig moutains, Hessen Land, Germany
Collection date: 1892 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Rügen Island (Rugia), Germany
Collection date: 1908 or earlier
Comments: introduced?

Outer Hebrides (Western Isles, Western Island, Long Island), Scotland, United Kingdom
Collection date: 1958 or earlier
Comments: .... scarce in the Western Islands and the north of Scotland and it may be excluded from harsher habitats as a result of competition for food with P. nigra...

Great Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales)
Collection date: 1958 or earlier
Comments: .... scarce in the Western Islands and the north of Scotland and it may be excluded from harsher habitats as a result of competition for food with P. nigra...
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North Africa and Europe.

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Planariid with a row of eyes in the margin of the anterior part of the body. It has a pair of tentacles on its head.

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Ecology

Habitat

Alpine lakes and upper river reaches.

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General Ecology

Ecology

Stenothermal species of cold waters.

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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Direct development, without larval stages.

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