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Table 1 Classifications of Myzostomida Graff, 1877

From: Phylogeny of Myzostomida (Annelida) and their relationships with echinoderm hosts

Previous classification Revised classification
Pharyngidea Jägersten, 1940 *Asteriomyzostomatidae Jägersten, 1940
*Asteriomyzostomatidae Jägersten, 1940 *Asteriomyzostomum Jägersten, 1940 (2 species)
Asteriomyzostomum Jägersten, 1940 Asteromyzostomatidae Wagin, 1954
Asteromyzostomatidae Wagin, 1954 Asteromyzostomum Wagin, 1954 (3 species)
Asteromyzostomum Wagin, 1954 Eenymeenymyzostomatidae Summers & Rouse
Endomyzostomatidae Perrier, 1897 Eenymeenymyzostoma Summers & Rouse (1 species)
Contramyzostoma Eeckhaut & Jangoux, 1995 Endomyzostomatidae Perrier, 1897
Endomyzostoma Perrier, 1897 Endomyzostoma Perrier, 1897 (14 species)
Mycomyzostoma Eeckhaut, 1998 Myzostomatidae Beard, 1884
Mesomyzostomatidae Stummer-Traunfels, 1923 ^Contramyzostoma Eeckhaut & Jangoux, 1995 (1 species)
Mesomyzostoma Remscheid, 1918 Hypomyzostoma Perrier, 1897 (10 species)
Protomyzostomatidae Stummer-Traunfels, 1923 ^Myzostoma Leuckart, 1827 (115 species)
Protomyzostomum Fedetov, 1912 Mesomyzostoma Remscheid, 1918 (2 species)
Pulvinomyzostomatidae Jägersten, 1940 ^Notopharyngoides Uchida, 1992 (3 species)
Pulvinomyzostomum Jägersten, 1940 Protomyzostomatidae Stummer-Traunfels, 1923
Stelechopodidae Graff, 1884 Protomyzostomum Fedetov, 1912 (4 species)
Stelechopus Graff, 1884 Pulvinomyzostomatidae Jägersten, 1940
Proboscidea Jägersten, 1940 Pulvinomyzostomum Jägersten, 1940 (1 species)
Myzostomatidae Beard, 1884 *Stelechopodidae Graff, 1884
Hypomyzostoma Perrier, 1897 *Stelechopus Graff, 1884 (1 species)
Myzostoma Leuckart, 1827 Family uncertain
Notopharyngoides Uchida, 1992 *Mycomyzostoma Eeckhaut, 1998 (1 species)
  1. Previous classification (Jägersten [17]; Grygier [6]) shown in left column. Classification as revised here, with the number of currently described species for each genus, shown in the right column. * indicate groups with no molecular data available. ^ denote paraphyletic/polyphyletic taxa based on the molecular phylogeny in Figure 2.