SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED PLATYHELMINTHES OF THE WORLD
8/26/2009 
                                                         Recent        Fossil      Status
                                                      Gen.  Spec.    Gen.   Spec.
 
PHYLUM Platyhelminthes                                813    3876      0       0   
 
CLASS      Cestoda                                    813    3876      0       0   
 
INFRACLASS  Cestodaria
COHORT       Cestoidea
SUBCOHORT     Amphilinidea
ORDER            Amphilinidea                           6      15      0       0   
 
SUBCOHORT     Eucestoda
ORDER            Caryophyllidea                        47     181      0       0   
 
ORDER            Cyclophyllidea                       434    1778      0       0   
 
ORDER            Diphyllidea                            3      41      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Haplobothriidea                        1       2      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Lecanicephalidea                      21     122      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Nippotaeniidea                         2       6      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Proteocephalidea                      59     357      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Pseudophyllidea                       68     375      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Spathebothriidea                       5       6      0       0   Complete
 
ORDER            Tetrabothriidea                        8      28      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