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Polymorphus cucullatus  Van Cleave and Starrett, 1940
Taxonomic Serial No.: 197968

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAcanthocephala Rudolphi, 1802 – spiny-headed worms, acantocéfalo, thorny-headed worms  
                ClassPalaeacanthocephala Meyer, 1931  
                   OrderPolymorphida Petrochenko, 1956  
                      FamilyPolymorphidae Meyer, 1931  
                         GenusPolymorphus Lühe, 1911  
                            SpeciesPolymorphus cucullatus Van Cleave and Starrett, 1940  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Polymorphus cucullatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Amin, Omar M.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the genus Polymorphus Luhe, 1911 (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae), with the synonymization of Hexaglandula Petrochenko, 1950, and Subcorynosoma Hoklova, 1967, and a key to the species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Qatar University Science Journal, vol. 12   
  Page(s): 115-123   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1023-8948   
  Notes: Available online, URI:   
  Reference for: Polymorphus cucullatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Amin, Omar M.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification of the Acanthocephala   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Folia Parasitologica, vol. 60, no. 4   
  Page(s): 273-305   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0015-5683   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Polymorphus cucullatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Amin, Omar M. / Crompton, D. W. T. and Brent B. Nickol  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology of the Acanthocephala   
  Page(s): 27-72   
  Publisher: Cambridge University Press   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-521-24674-1   
  Reference for: Polymorphus cucullatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dronen, Norman O., and Charles K. Blend  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ophthalmophagus bucephali n. sp. (Digenea: Cyclocoelidae) from the American Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula americana (Anatidae) from the Cental Flyway of North America and a Checklist of Goldeneye Parasites   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Comparative Parasitology, vol. 74, no. 1   
  Page(s): 48-74   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1525-2647   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1654/4221.1   
  Reference for: Polymorphus cucullatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Van Cleave, Harley J., and William C. Starrett  
  Publication Date: 1940   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Acanthocephala of Wild Ducks in Central Illinois, with Descriptions of Two New Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, vol. 59, no. 3   
  Page(s): 348-353   
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  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  






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