Taxonavigation: Limnotyphloplanida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes
Subphylum: Rhabditophora
Ordo: Rhabdocoela
Subordo: Dalytyphloplanida
Infraordo: Neotyphloplanida
Parvordo: Limnotyphloplanida

Familia: Temnocephalidae
Genus: Didymorchis
Species (4): D. astacopsidis – D. cherapsis – D. haswelli – D. paranephropis


Didymorchis Haswell, 1900


  • Damborenea, M.C.; Cannon, L.R.G. 2001: The mosaic of the epidermal syncytia in Didymorchis sp. (Didymorchidae, Temnocephalida) from South America. Belgian journal of zoology, 131(supplement 1): 167–171. ISSN: 0777-6276 PDF
  • Haswell, W.A. 1900: On Didymorchis, a rhabdocoele turbellarian inhabiting the branchial cavities of New Zealand crayfishes. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 25: 424–429, plates xx-xxi. Internet Archive BHL
  • Haswell, W.A. 1915: Studies on the Turbellaria: Part III--Didymorchis. Quarterly journal of microscopical science, s2-61(242): 161–169. PDF
  • Mañé-Garzon, F. 1960: Didymorchis haswelli n. sp. un nuevo Temnocephalida de la cavidad branquial de Parastacus saffordi Faxon. Anales del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo, 7(2): 1–9. [not seen]
  • Rohde, K. 1987: Ultrastructure of flame cells and protonephridial capillaries of Craspedella and Didymorchis (Plathelminthes, Rhabdocoela). Zoomorphology, 106(6): 346–351. DOI: 10.1007/BF00312257
  • Sewell, K.B.; Cannon, L.R.G. 1998: The taxonomic status of the ectosymbiotic flatworm Didymorchis paranephropis Haswell. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 42(2): 585–595. ISSN: 0079-8835