SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED PLATYHELMINTHES OF THE WORLD
8/29/2009 
                                                         Recent        Fossil      Status
                                                      Gen.  Spec.    Gen.   Spec.
 
PHYLUM Platyhelminthes                               3317   21225      1       1   
 
SUBPHYLUM Neodermata                                 3317   21225      1       1   
 
CLASS      Cestoda                                    812    4320      0       0   
 
INFRACLASS  Cestodaria
COHORT       Cestoidea
SUBCOHORT     Amphilinidea
ORDER            Amphilinidea                           6      15      0       0   
 
SUBCOHORT     Eucestoda
ORDER            Caryophyllidea                        47     181      0       0   
 
ORDER            Cyclophyllidea                       433    2153      0       0   
 
ORDER            Diphyllidea                            3      41      0       0   
 
ORDER            Haplobothriidea                        1       2      0       0   
 
ORDER            Lecanicephalidea                      21     122      0       0   
 
ORDER            Nippotaeniidea                         2       6      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Proteocephalidea                      59     382      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Pseudophyllidea                       68     375      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Spathebothriidea                       5       6      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Tetrabothriidea                        8      72      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Tetraphyllidea                        84     598      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Trypanorhyncha                        74     357      0       0   Complete
 
COHORT       Gyrocotylidea
ORDER            Gyrocotylidea                          1      10      0       0   Complete
 
CLASS      Monogenea                                  734    4998      0       0   
 
SUBCLASS    Heteronchoinea                           1156    5493      0       0   
 
INFRACLASS  Oligonchoinea
ORDER            Chimaericolidea                        2       5      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Diclybothriidea                       17      83      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Mazocraeidea                         303     936      0       0   Complete
 
INFRACLASS  Polystomatoinea
ORDER            Polystomatidea                        22     149      0       0   Complete
 
SUBCLASS    Polyonchoinea                             390    3825      0       0   
 
ORDER            Capsalidea                            54     257      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Dactylogyridea                       243    2840      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Gyrodactylidea                        51     553      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Lagarocotylidea                        1       1      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Microbothriidea                       12      24      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Monocotylidea                         28     149      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Montschadskiellidea                    1       1      0       0   Complete
 
CLASS      Trematoda                                 1771   11907      1       1   
 
SUBCLASS    Aspidogastrea                              13      61      0       0   
 
ORDER            Aspidogastrida                        10      55      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Stichocotylida                         3       6      0       0   Complete
 
SUBCLASS    Digenea                                  1758   11846      1       1   
 
ORDER            Diplostomida                         196    1422      1       1   Complete
 
ORDER            Plagiorchiida                       1562   10424      0       0   Complete
 
SUBPHYLUM Turbellaria                                   0       0      0       0