History of
  Turbellarian Research
      compiled by Steve Schilling
Listing of publications with author Sluys R
author date title journal / publication
Caceres-Martinez J, Vasquez-Yeomans R, Sluys R 1998 The turbellarian Urastoma cyprinae from edible mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis and Mytilus californianus in Baja California, NW Mexico. J Invert Pathol 72: 214-219
Charni M, Harrath AH, Sluys R, Tekaya S, Zghal F 2004 The freshwater planarian Dugesia sicula Lepori, 1948 (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) in Tunisia: ecology, karyology, and morphology. Hydrobiologia 517: 161-170
De Vries EJ, Sluys R 1991 Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Dugesia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). J Zool Lond 223: 103-116. (Abstr kl Karte)
Estep K, Sluys R, Syvertsen EE 1993 "Linnaeus" and beyond: workshop report on multimedia tools for the identification and database storage of biodiversity. Hydrobiologica 269/270: 519-525
Faubel A, Sluys R, Reid DG 2007 A new genus and species of polyclad flatworm found in the mantle cavities of gastropod molluscs in the high-intertidal zone of the Pacific coast of central America. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 87(2): 429-434.
Grant LJ, Sluys R, Blair D 2006 Biodiversity of Australian freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Paludicola): new species and localities, and a review of paludicolan distribution in Australia. Systematics and Biodiversity 4(4): 435-471
Grau JH, Sluys R, Froehlich EM, Carbayo F 2012 Reflections on the genus Amaga Ogren and Kawakatsu 1990, and description of a new genus of land planarian (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Geoplanidae) Journal of Natural History 46: 1529-1546
Harrath AH, Charni M, Sluys R, Zghal F, Tekaya S 2004 Ecology and distribution of the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea in Tunisia. Ital J Zool 71:233-236
Harrath AH, Sluys R, Aldahmash W, Al-Razaki A, Alwasel S 2013 Reproductive Strategies, Karyology, Parasites, and Taxonomic Status of Dugesia Populations from Yemen (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Dugesiidae). Zoological Science (Tokyo), 30(6): 502-508
Harrath AH, Sluys R, Ghlala A, Alwasel S 2012 The first subterranean freshwater planarians from North Africa, with an analysis of adenodactyl structure in the genus Dendrocoelum (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dendrocoelidae) Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 74(1): 48–57. DOI: 10.4311/2011LSC0215
Harrath AH, Sluys R, Merzoug D, Yacoubi-Khebiza M, Alwasel S, Riutort M 2012 Freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) from the Palearctic section of the African continent: new records, with the description of a new species ZOOTAXA
Kawakatsu M, Mitchell RW, Sluys R, Sasaki GY 2002 A list of triclad turbellarians from Mexico in Kawakatsu's collection. Kawakatsu and Sasaki's Webpages on Planarians. 2002 Aug 17; 37:1-10. http://planarian.net/kswp/37/mexico.pdf
Kawakatsu M, Sluys R, Ogren R 2005 Seven new species of land planarian from Japan and China (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Bipaliidae), with a morphological review of all Japanese bipaliids and a biogeographic overview of Far Eastern species. Belgian Journal of Zoology 135(1): 53-77
Kawakatsu M, Sluys R, Sasaki GY 2004 Type series of Japanese freshwater "Turbellarians". Kawakatsu & Sasaki's WEBPAGES ON PLANARIANS, SAPPORO AND TÔKYÔ, No. 44, Apr 13, 2004. pp 1-25 [http://planarian.net/]
Kawakatsu M, Sluys R, Timoshkin OA, Naumova TV, Nishino M, Takai M 2000 Redescription of Bdellocephala annandalei, an endemic dendrocoelid planarian from Lake Biwa-ko in Honshu, Central Japan. (Turbellaria, Tricladida, Paludicola). Preprint 9th ISBT
Kawakatsu M, Sluys R, Timoshkin OA, Naumova TV, Nishino M, Takai M 2001 Redescription of Japanese Bdellocephala annandalei from Lake Biwa-ko with comparative redescription of the Far Eastern and Kamchatkan Bdellocephala species (Tricladida, Paludicola). Belg J Zool 131 (Suppl 1): 205-211
Lazaro EM, Sluys R, Pala M, Stocchino GA, Baguñà J, Riutort M 2009 Molecular barcoding and phylogeography of sexual and asexual freshwater planarians of the genus Dugesia in the Western Mediterranean (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52:835-845
Leria L, Sluys R, Riutort M 2018 Diversification and biogeographic history of the Western Palearctic freshwater flatworm genus Schmidtea (Tricladida: Dugesiidae), with a redescription of Schmidtea nova Journal of Zoological Systematics, Vol 56 (3): 335-351
Mateos E, Sluys R, Riutort M, Álvarez-Presas M 2017 Species richness in the genus Microplana (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Microplaninae) in Europe: as yet no asymptote in sight. Invertebrate Systematics, 31, 269–301.
Mazza G, Menchetti M, Sluys R, Sola E, Riutort M, Tricarico E, Justine J-L, Cavigioli L, Mori E 2016 First report of the land planarian Diversibipalium multilineatum (Makino & Shirasawa, 1983) (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Continenticola) in Europe. Zootaxa, 4067(5): 577-580
Ogren RE, Sluys R 1998 Selected characters of the copulatory organs in the land planarian family Bipaliidae and their taxonomic significance (Tricladida: Terricola). Hydrobiologia 383: 77-82
Ogren RE, Sluys R 2001 The genus Humbertium gen. nov., a new taxon of the land planarian family Bipaliidae (Tricladida, Terricola). Belg J Zool 131(Suppl 1):201-204
Rohde K, Watson NA, Sluys R 1990 Ultrastructure of the flame bulbs and protonephridial capillaries of Romankenkius sp. (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae). J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 22(4): 489-496.
Schockaert ER, Hooge M, Sluys R, Schilling S, Tyler S, Artois T 2008 Global diversity of free living flatworms (Platyhelminthes, "Turbellaria") in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:41-48
Slay ME, Elliott WR, Sluys R 2006 Cavernicolous Missouri triclad (Platyhelminthes: Turbellaria) records. Southwestern Naturalist 51(2): 251-252
Sluys R 1983 A new species of land planarian from Madeira Portugal (Platyhelminthes, Turbellaria, Tricladida) J Zool (Lond) 201:433-444
Sluys R 1983 A new marine triclad ectoparasitic on Malaysian and Indonesian horseshoe crabs (Platyhelminthes, Turbellaria, Tricladida). Bijdr. tot de Dierkunde 53:218-226
Sluys R 1983 On a functional-morphological approach to phylogenetic reconstruction: a critique. Acta Biotheor. 32: 29-41
Sluys R 1986 Taxonomic studies on marine triclads (Turbellaria, Tricladida, Maricola). Hydrobiologia 132: 257-262
Sluys R 1986 First representative of the order Macrostomida in Australia (Platyhelminthes, Macrostomidae). Rec S Aust Mus 19(18): 399-404.
Sluys R 1987 The taxonomy of three species of the genus Procerodes (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Maricola). J Mar Biol Assoc UK 373-384
Sluys R 1988 Structural and functional morphology within the genus Synsiphonium (Tricladida, Maricola). In: P Ax, U Ehlers, B Sopott-Ehlers (eds) Free-living and symbiotic Plathelminthes. Gustav Fischer Verlag, St Fortschritte Zool. 36:413-418
Sluys R 1989 A monograph of marine triclads. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Brookfield. 463 pp
Sluys R 1989 Phylogenetic relationships of the triclads (Platyhelminthes, Seriata, Tricladida). Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde 59:3-25
Sluys R 1989 Sperm resorption in triclads (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida). Invertebr Reprod & Develop 15(2): 89-96.
Sluys R 1989 A monograph of the marine triclads (Platyhelminthes, Seriata, Tricladida). A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam-Brookfield xii + 463 pp.
Sluys R 1989 Rampant parallelism: an appraisal of the use of nonuniversal derived character states in phylogenetic reconstruction. Syst Zool 38:350-370
Sluys R 1990 On Bdellasimilis barwicki (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida) and its phyletic position. Invertebr Taxon 4:149-158
Sluys R 1990 A monograph of the Dimarcusidae (Platyhelminthes, Seriata, Tricladida). Zool Scr 19:13-29
Sluys R 1990 The meaning and implications of genealogical tree diagrams. Z zool Systematik Evolutionsforsch 22:1-8
Sluys R 1992 A synopsis of Antarctic plagiostomids (Platyhelminthes : Prolecithophora) with the description of a new species and remarks on taxonomy, phylogeny and biogegraphy. Polar Biol 12(5):507-518
Sluys R 1992 Synopsis of the freshwater triclads of the Carribean. Uitgaven Nat Schap Stud Caraib Gebeid 132
Sluys R 1995 Platyhelminths as paleogeograhical indicators. Hydrobiologia 305:49-53
Sluys R 1996 Reconsiderations of the species status of some South American planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Paludicola). Proc Biol Soc Washington 109: 229-235
Sluys R 1997 An old problem in a new perspective: the enigmatic evolutionary relationships of some Australian freshwater planarians (Platyhelmithes, Tricladida, Paludicola). Can J Zool 75:459-471
Sluys R 1998 Land planarians (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Terricola) in biodiversity and conservation studies. Pedobiologia 42:490-494
Sluys R 1999 Global diversity of land planarians (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Terricola): a new indicator-taxon in biodiversity and conservation studies. Biodiversity and Conversation 8: 1663-1681
Sluys R 2001 Towards a phylogenetic classification of dugesiid genera (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae): a morphological perspective.. In: Littlewood DTJ & Bray RA, eds. Interrelationships of the Platyhelminthes. Taylor & Francis, London. pp 57-74
Sluys R 2007 Annotations on freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes Tricladida Dugesiidae) from the Afrotropical Region. Tropical Zoology 20:229-257
Sluys R, Ball IR 1983 On the status and identity of Procerodes warreni (Girard,1850) (Turbellaria, Tricladida, Maricola). Mitt Zool Mus Berlin 59:3-10.
Sluys R, Ball IR 1985 On Bothrioplana semperi from Australia, with a review of the species (Platyhelminthes, Proseriata, Bothrioplanidae). The Beagle, N. Terr Mus of A&S 2(1): 129-137
Sluys R, Ball IR 1989 A synopsis of the marine triclads of Australia and New Zealand (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Maricola). Invertebr Taxon 2(7): 915-960
Sluys R, Ball IR 1990 The aquatic triclads (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) of the Bismarck Archipelago. Steenstrupia 16:13-20
Sluys R, Benazzi M 1992 A new finding of a subterranean dendrocoelid flatworm from Italy (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). Stygologia 7(4):213-217
Sluys R, Bush LF 1988 On Pentacoelum punctatum, an amphi-Atlantic marine triclad (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Maricola). Trans. Am. Microsc. Soc. 107(2):162-170
Sluys R, Cannon LRG 1989 A new marine triclad from the west Pacific (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Maricola). Invertebrate Taxonomy 3(2):149-154
Sluys R, De Jong H 1984 Chromosome morphological studies of Dugesia gonocephala S.L. (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida). Caryologia 37:9-20
Sluys R, De Vries EJ 1988 The aquatic triclads of the Crozet Islands (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida). [Obrimoposthia, Synsiphonium, Dugesia] Zool J Linn Soc 94: 203-217.
Sluys R, Faubel A, Rajagopal S, van der Velde G 2005 A new and alien species of 'oyster leech' (Platyhelminthes, Polycladida, Stylochidae) from the brackish North Sea Canal, The Netherlands. Helgoland Marine Research 59(4): 310-314
Sluys R, Grant LJ, Blair D 2007 Freshwater planarians from artesian springs in Queensland, Australia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). Contributions to Zoology 76(1): 9-19
Sluys R, Hauser J, Wirth QJ 1997 Deviation from the groundplan: a unique new species of freshwater planarian from south Brazil (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). Journal of Zoology (London) 241(3):593-601
Sluys R, Hazevoet CJ 1999 Pluralism in species concepts: dividing nature at its diverse joints. Species Diversity 4: 243-256
Sluys R, Kawakats M, Timoshkin OA 2001 Taxonomic redescription of Phagocata sibirica and comparison with Phagocata vivida (Tricladida, Paludicola). Belg J Zool 131(Suppl 1):193-199
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M 1995 Taxon names of the Tricladida Maricola (Platyhelminthes): additions and emendations. Bull Zool Mus Univ Amsterdam 14: 153-160
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M 2000 New southernmost record of Paucumara trigonocephala (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Maricola) from Queensland with documentation of earlier records from Japan. Queensland Naturalist 38: 24-30
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M 2001 Contribution to an inventory of the freshwater planarians of Australia and New Zealand (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae), with distribution maps of the species examined. Beaufortia / Bull Zool Mus Univ Amsterdam 51(10):163-198
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M 2005 Biodiversity of marine planarians revisited (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Maricola). J Nat Hist 39(6):445-467
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M 2005 A replacement name for Ichthyophaga Syromiatnikova, 1949 (Platyhelminthes: Prolecithophora), with a nomenclatural analysis of its avian senior homonym. Species Diversity, Tokyo, 10 (1): 63-68
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M 2006 Towards a phylogenetic classification of dendrocoelid freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes): a morphological and eclectic approach. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 44(4): 274-284
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, & Ponce de León R 2005 Morphological stasis in an old and widespread group of species: Contribution to the taxonomy and biogeography of the genus Girardia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola) Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 40(2):155-180
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, Bleeker J 2006 The Kawakatsu Collection incorporated within the collections of the Zoological Museum Amsterdam. [Poster presented at 10th International Symposium on Flatworm Biology, Innsbruck, Austria, August, 2006]
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, Riutort M, Baguñà J 2009 A new higher classification of planarian flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) Journal of Natural History 43(29):1763-1777
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, Winsor L 1998 The genus Dugesia in Australia, with its phylogenetic analysis and historical biogeography (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae). Zool Scr 27: 273-289
Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, Winsor L 1998 The genus Dugesia in Australia, with its phylogenetic analysis and historical biogeoraphy (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae). Zool Scripta 27: 273-289
Sluys R, Martens K, Schram FR 2004 The Phylocode: naming of biodiversity at a crossroads. Trends Ecol Evol 19:280-281
Sluys R, Neumann M, De Lima RF, Drewes RC 2017 Land flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Geoplanidae) of Sao Tome: a first account on their diversity, with the description of five new species. Zootaxa Volume:4221, Issue:3: 291-322
Sluys R, Ribas M, Baguna J 1995 Taxonomy, ecology, and karyology of a new species of Phagocata from Spain, with a discussion on the phylogenetic systematics of the genus Phagocata s.l. (Playhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). Can. J. Zool. 73: 557-568
Sluys R, Riutort M, Ribas M, Baguna J 1990 On Pentacoelum hispaniensis, a marine triclad from Spanish freshwater (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Maricola). Hydrobiologia 199:101-106
Sluys R, Rohde K 1991 A new species of freshwater triclad (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida) from Australia. Zool J Linn Soc 102(2):153-162
Sluys R, Smolders I, Kawakatsu M, Pietsch TW, Kuranishi RB 2009 Freshwater Planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Planariidae) from the Kuril Islands and Kamchatka Species Diversity
Sluys R, Solà E, Gritzalis K, Vila-Farré M, Mateos E, Riutort M 2013 Integrative delineation of species of Mediterranean freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Dugesiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 169(3): 523–547.
Sluys R, Timoshkin OA, Kawakatsu M 1996 A new species of giant planarian from Lake Baikal, with some remarks on character states in the Dendrocoelidae (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). 8th Int. Sympos. Biol. Turbellaria
Sluys R, Timoshkin OA, Kawakatsu M 1998 A new species of giant planarian from Lake Baikal, with some remarks on character states in the Dendrocoelidae (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Paludicola). Hydrobiologia 383: 69-75 [revised version published in 2006]
Sluys R, van Ginkel W 1989 New records of Fecampia abyssicola (Platyhelminthes: Rhabdocoela: Fecampiidae). Cah Biol Mar 30: 235-241
Sluys R, Vila-Farre M, Alvarez-Presas M, Riutori M, Kawakatsu M, Tulp AS 2015 The diet and distribution of Pentacoelum kazukolinda (Kawakatsu & Mitchell, 1984), a maricolan planarian with a freshwater ecology. Zoologica Scripta, Volume:44(1): 72-91
Sluys R, Vila-Farre M, Rink J, John EJ 2018 An intriguing, new planarian species from Tasmania, with a discussion on protandry in triclad flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida). Acta Zoologica (Copenhagen), Vol 99(4): 404-414
Solà E, Sluys R, Gritzalis K, Riutort M 2013 Fluvial basin history in the northeastern Mediterranean region underlies dispersal and speciation patterns in the genus Dugesia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 66(3):877-88
Solà E, Sluys R, Segev O, Blaustein L, Riutort M 2015 The taxonomic status of Dugesia biblica from Israel and Turkey (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae). Zookeys. 2015; (506): 1–12.
Stocchino GA, Manconi R, Corso G, Sluys R, Casu S, Pala M 2009 African planarians: morphology and karyology of Dugesia maghrebiana sp. n. (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) from Tunisia. Italian Journal of Zoology (Modena) Volume: 76 Issue: 1: 83-91
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Montanari A, Manconi R 2017 A new species of stygobiont freshwater planarian (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) from a chemoautotrophic ecosystem: the Frasassi karst in Italy. Zootaxa Volume:4323 Issue:4 Pages:547-560
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Deri P, Manconi R 2013 Integrative taxonomy of a new species of planarian from the Lake Ohrid basin, including an analysis of biogeographical patterns in freshwater triclads from the Ohrid region (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae). ZooKeys, 313: 25-43
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, Sarbu SM, Manconi R 2017 A new species of freshwater flatworm (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dendrocoelidae) inhabiting a chemoautotrophic groundwater ecosystem in Romania. European Journal of Taxonomy Volume:342 Pages:1-21
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Manconi R 2012 A new species of Dugesia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae) from the Afromontane forest in South Africa, with an overview of freshwater planarians from the African continent Zootaxa 3551: 43-58
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Manconi R 2014 A new and aberrant species of Dugesia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae) from Madagascar. ZooKeys, 425: 71-86
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Marcia P, Manconi R 2013 Subterranean aquatic planarians of Sardinia, with a discussion on the penial flagellum and the bursal canal sphincter in the genus Dendrocoelum (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dendrocoelidae). Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 75: 93–112.
Stocchino GA, Sluys R, Riutort M, Sola E, Manconi R 2017 Freshwater planarian diversity (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Dugesiidae) in Madagascar: new species, cryptic species, with a redefinition of character states. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol:181 Issue:4:727-756
Tekaya S, Sluys R, Zghal F 1996 Cerbussowia cerruti Wilhelmi, 1909, from the gulf of Tunis (Platyhelminthe, Triclade marin). Archives de l'Institut Pasteur de Tunis 73(3-4): 211-214
Vila-Farre M, Mateos E, Sluys R, Romero R 2008 Terrestrial planarians (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Terricola) from the Iberian Peninsula: new records and description of three new species Zootaxa 1739:1-20
Vila-Farré M, Romero R, Sluys R, Fernández J, Sancho-Prat M, Ferrer X 2008 Ecology, karyology, and anatomy of the planarian Pentacoelum hispaniense Sluys, 1989 (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida). Graellsia 64:45-54
Vila-Farré M, Sluys R, Almagro I, Handberg-Thorsager M, Romero R 2011 Freshwater planarians (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida) from the Iberian Peninsula and Greece: diversity and notes on ecology Zootaxa 2779: 1-38
Vila-Farre M, Sluys R, D'Aniello S, Cebria F, Ferrer X, Romero R 2009 Marine planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Maricola) from the western Mediterranean Sea and the Cantabrian coast: new records, one new genus, and immunocytochemistry of the nervous system. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, pages 1-14
Vila-Farré M, Sluys R, Mateos E, Jones HD, Romero R 2011 Land planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Geoplanidae) from the Iberian Peninsula: new records and description of two new species, with a discussion on ecology Journal of Natural History 45(15-16): 869-891
Yang H-M, Sluys R, Kawakatsu M, Min G-S 2018 New molecular sequences for two genera of marine planarians facilitate determination of their position in the phylogenetic tree, with new records for two species (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Maricola). ZooKeys Vol:781: 1-17

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