Amaga expatria Jones & Sterrer, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1988

Since rediscovered (Justine et al., 2020)



Bermuda, Guadeloupe & Martinique


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Jones, Hugh D. and Sterrer, Wolfgang. (2005). Terrestrial planarians (Platyhelminthes, with three new species) and nemertines of Bermuda. Zootaxa 1001(1): 31-58.


Other references:

Justine, Jean-Lou, Gey, D., Thévenot, J., Gastineau, R. and Jones, Hugh D. (2020). The land flatworm Amaga expatria (Geoplanidae) in Guadeloupe and Martinique: new reports and molecular characterization including complete mitogenome. PeerJ 8:e10098.

Tyler, S., Artois, T.; Schilling, S.; Hooge, M.; Bush, L.F. (eds) (2006-2022). World List of turbellarian worms: Acoelomorpha, Catenulida, Rhabditophora. Amaga expatria Jones & Sterrer, 2005. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2022-04-03


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