Overview

Comprehensive Description

General Description

Species of low triangle-shaped head.

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Distribution

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

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

Pestani, Macedonia
Collection date: 1935-1937
Salin: freshwater
Comments: in the spring Elesec, about 2 km north of Pestani.

Lake Ohrid (Ohrida See, Ohris, Ohrit, Lychnitis, Ochrida, Ohridsko, Ochridasee, Okhridsko, Akhris), Albania Macedonia border
Collection date: 1960
Salin: freshwater
Comments: from the running waters in the Ohrid region.

Illinois River, Illinois, USA
Collection date: 1894-1895
Kind: type locality
Salin: freshwater
Comments: 11,664b, Station C; 13,069, Station C.

People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al-Jaza’ir, L’Etat Algerien, Algérie), Africa
Collection date: 1949 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al-Jaza’ir, L’Etat Algerien, Algérie), Africa
Collection date: 1972 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al-Jaza’ir, L’Etat Algerien, Algérie), Africa
Collection date: 1929 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Morocco
Collection date: 1920 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Collection date: 1920 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Collection date: 1932 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

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

Tunisia
Collection date: 1913 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Congo Democratic Republic (Zaire), Africa
Collection date: 1935 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Congo Democratic Republic (Zaire), Africa
Collection date: 1953 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Congo Democratic Republic (Zaire), Africa
Collection date: 1953 or earlier
Salin: freshwater

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Apr 13,1948
Comments: 1,750 m. Bwalo, affl. g. Muye et sous-affl. dr. Lufira, 1,750 m, pH 6, temp. 20 degrees.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Apr 14,1948
Comments: Buye-Bala, affl. g. Muye et sous-affl. dr. Lufira, 1,750 m, pH 6.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Apr 14,1948
Comments: Lubanga, tete de source (pres de Buye-Bala), 1,750 m, pH 6.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Apr 15,1948
Comments: Katongo, affl. g. Mubale et sous-affl. g. Munte, 1,750 m, pH 5, 5-6, temp 19 degrees.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Apr 18,1948
Comments: Dipwa, affl. g. Kalumengongo et sous-affl. dr. Lualaba, 1,730-1,830 m.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: May 20,1948
Comments: Lupiala (riv.), affl. dr. Lufira, 1,470 m, pH 6, temp. 19.0 degrees.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: May 22,1948
Comments: Kamesia, affl. dr. Muye et sous-affl. dr. Lufira, 1,550 m.

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Mar 18,1949
Comments: Pelenge, affl. g., 1,250 m, pH 6.6, temp. 19.8 m. 2 immature Dugesia gonocephala

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Apr 16-22,1949
Comments: Kaziba, riv. Lubanga, 1,150 m, pH 7, temp. 19.1 m. one immature Dugesia gonocephala

Parc National de l’Upemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Collection date: Jul 14,1949
Comments: Lukoka, affl. g. Lufira (embouchure), 750 m, pH 7.9, temp. 21.3 degrees. One immature specimen.

Zone de Kabare, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Collection date: Apr 8, 1949
Comments: Source d'Isingo, territ. Kabare.

Zone de Kabare, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Collection date: Apr 21, 1949
Comments: Lubindu, territ. Kabare.

Iron Gates (Trecatori Portile de Fier, La Cazane, Dealul Klisura, Klissura Derdap, Iron Gate of the Danube, Gvozdena Vrata, Eisenernes Tor, Vaskapu), Romania
Collection date: 2004 or earlier
Comments: Iron Gates II damlake

Belgium
Collection date: 1911-1935
Salin: freshwater

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.

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

old Yugoslavia (Jugoslavia)
Collection date: 1934 or earlier

Macedonia
Collection date: 1934 or earlier

Retezat (Retiezat, Retezatul) Mountains, Romania
Collection date: 1934 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: found at 600-960 m altitude.

Godeanu (Godianu) Mountains, Romania
Collection date: 1934 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: found at 393-1235 m altitude.

Budapest, Hungary (Ungarn)
Collection date: 1930 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: found in cold springs near Budapest, Hungary.

Matra Mountains, Hungary (Ungarn)
Collection date: 1930 or ealier
Comments: springs and creeks.

Ojcow, Poland
Collection date: 1930 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: springs.

High Tatra Mountains (Central Carpathians)
Collection date: 1926 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: southern part of the High Tatra Mts., the Szepeser Magura, and in the Tatras.

Ajaccio, France
Collection date: 1926 or earlier
Comments: swampy habitats near Ajaccio. Common in larger brooks.

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

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

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

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

Dundo, Angola
Collection date: Dec 27, 1947
Comments: Dundo, dans une regole d'eau presque sans courant, chauffée par le soleil.

Luachimo (Rio Luachime, Longtshimo), Angola
Collection date: Mar 1949
Comments: Dundo, rive de la Luachimo, dans l'eau peu profonde à fond sableux tapissé de Cyanophycées et d'herbes aquatiques..

Luachimo, Angola
Collection date: Feb 22, 1948
Comments: Environs de Dundo, sous-affluent de la rive droite de la Luachimo.

Serra do Moco, Luimbale, Angola
Collection date: Sep 7, 1949
Comments: Serra do Moco, Luimbale, 70 km. au NO. de Nova Lisboa, alt. 2.300 m.; sous des pierres, dans un ruisseau d'une galerie forestière.

Planalto da Humpata, Angola
Collection date: Sep 19, 1949
Comments: Boca da Humpata, environs de Sá da Bandeira, alt. 1.900 m.; sous des pierres quartzitiques, dans le ruisseau parallèle à la route qui monte de Sà da Bandeira vers le plateau de Humpata.

Lubango (Sá da Bandeira), Angola
Collection date: Sep 19, 1949
Comments: Boca da Humpata, environs de Sá da Bandeira, alt. 1.900 m.; sous des pierres quartzitiques, dans le ruisseau parallèle à la route qui monte de Sà da Bandeira vers le plateau de Humpata.

Lubango (Sá da Bandeira), Angola
Collection date: Sep 22, 1949
Comments: Senhora do Monte, Sá da Bandeira, alt. 1.800 m.; sous des pierres et dans la paroi mouillée de la cascade.

Lubango (Sá da Bandeira), Angola
Collection date: Sep 25, 1949
Comments: 50 km. au SE. de Sá da Bandeira, à la bifurcation Jau-Ongueria de la route Chibia-Jau, dans un ruisseau courant sous une galerie forestière, alt. 1.500 m..

Conda, Angola
Collection date: Nov 14, 1949
Comments: Conda, Vila Nova de Seles, 50 km., à l'E. de Novo Redondo, dans un ruisseau terrentiel de la forêt «laurisilva»; alt, 850 m.

Mount Kenya, Kenya, Africa
Collection date: Feb 1912
Comments: ruisseau dans les prairies alpines, pres du camp IV (alt. 4000 m), st. nº 45.

Mount Kenya, Kenya, Africa
Collection date: Jan 1912
Comments: Source Campbell, pres du camp III (alt. 3.650 m), st. nº 43.

Mount Kenya, Kenya, Africa
Collection date: Jan 1912
Comments: Torrent du camp II, en foret de bambous (alt. 2,870 m), st. nº 41.

Klipriver (Klip River), South Africa
Collection date: 1951 or earlier
Comments: Transvaal in South Africa (Dolomitic Spring at Fountains, Pretoria, and the Klip River; alt. 1800-2000 m)

Makheka (Makheko), Kingdom of Lesotho (Territory of Basutoland, South Africa)
Collection date: 1951 or earlier
Comments: Basutoland in South Africa (the Makheko Mountains; alt. 2600-3050 m)

Tsitsikamma Nasionale Park (Zitzikama, Tzitzikama Forest), Stormsriver, Cape Province, South Africa
Collection date: 1951 or earlier
Comments: Cape Province in South Africa (Tzitzikama Forest, Stormsrivierpiek, at medium altitude)

Kunming, Yunnan, China
Collection date: 1956 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
Comments: widely distributed in Kunming and its vicinity. We collected and recorded at 7 places: Tsuei-Hu, Haiyuanshi, Takuan-Lo, Hsishan (West Mountain), Heilung-Tan, Peilung-Tan and Chêng-Kung.

Meitan, China
Collection date: 1950 or earlier
Comments: two localities (Meitan, Kui-Chou Shêng in the south-central area and Hangchow, Hsi-Chiang Shêng in the southeastern area).

Hangzhou (Hangchow), China
Collection date: 1950 or earlier
Comments: two localities (Meitan, Kui-Chou Shêng in the south-central area and Hangchow, Hsi-Chiang Shêng in the southeastern area).

Anju-si, P’yŏngan-namdo, North Korea
Collection date: 1938 or earlier
Comments: Anju, Pyeongan Nam Do (Tu's data)

Yang-dong (Yangdeog), P’yŏngan-namdo, North Korea
Collection date: 1938 or earlier
Comments: Yangdoeg, Pyeongan Nam Do (Tu's data)

Fouhsi, near P’yŏnggang (Pyonggang), Kangwŏn-do (Gang Bug Do), North Korea
Collection date: 1938 or earlier
Comments: Fouhsi, near Pyonggang (Tu's data)

Shanxi Sheng (Shan-Hsi Shêng), China
Collection date: 1950 or earlier
Comments: from several localities (Hêngshichên, Henglingkuan, Uüchuchên, Tungkou, Chiehtsun, and Taihsien) in Shan-Hsi Shêng. [Dugesia japonica japonica]- see Kawakatsu & Liu 1987.

Taiwan (Formosa)
Collection date: 1937 or earlier
Salin: freshwater
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European distribution.

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Physical Description

Size

Living specimens up to 18 mm in length and 3 mm in width.

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Ecology

Habitat

Freshwater habitats.

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