New paper published: we describe a new planarian family!

Together with our collaborators from the University of Sassari we describe a relict species, found in three caves in Sardinia, belonging to group farly related to previous known suborder Cavernicola representatives. We establish a new family for the species.

The new species presents a peculiar amphibious life style and opens more questions on the evolution of this now extremely rare group: the planarian order Cavernicola.

Live animal outside the water, one of the pools where it is found



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