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Taxonomic Serial No.: 68510

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Distichopus Leidy, 1882
    Distichopus silvestris Leidy, 1882
    Fridericia bulbosa (Rosa, 1887)
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassClitellata  incertae sedis  
    Direct Children:  
                      GenusAchaeta Vejdovskı, 1878  
                      GenusAspidodrilus Baylis, 1914  
                      GenusBarbidrilus Loden & Locy, 1980  
                      GenusBryodrilus Ude, 1892  
                      GenusBuchholzia Michaelsen, 1886  
                      GenusCernosvitoviella Nielsen & Christensen, 1959  
                      GenusChirodrilus Vejdovskı, 1884  
                      GenusChristensenidrilus Dózsa-Farkas & Convey, 1998  
                      GenusCognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959  
                      GenusEnchylea Nielsen & Christensen, 1963  
                      GenusEnchytraeina von Bülow, 1957  
                      GenusEnchytraeus Henle, 1837  
                      GenusEnchytronia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959  
                      GenusFridericia Michaelsen, 1889  
                      GenusGrania Southern, 1913  
                      GenusGuaranidrilus Cernosvitov, 1937  
                      GenusHemienchytraeus Cernosvitov, 1934  
                      GenusHemifridericia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959  
                      GenusHenlea Michaelsen, 1889  
                      GenusLumbricillus Ørsted, 1844  
                      GenusMarionina Michaelsen, 1890  
                      GenusMesenchytraeus Eisen, 1878  
                      GenusOconnorella Rota, 1995  
                      GenusPelmatodrilus Moore, 1943  
                      GenusRandidrilus Coates & Erséus, 1985  
                      GenusSinenchytraeus Liang & Hsü, 1979  
                      GenusStephensoniella Cernosvitov, 1934  
                      GenusStercutus Michaelsen, 1888  
                      GenusTupidrilus Righi, 1974  
                      GenusXetadrilus Schmelz, Collado & Römbke, 2011  

  Expert: John W. Reynolds   
  Notes: Oligochaetology Laboratory, 18 Broadview Court, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2A 2X8   
  Reference for: Enchytraeidae    
  Expert: Mark J. Wetzel   
  Notes: Oligochaetologist and Curator/Collections Manager of the INHS Annelida Collection, Illinois Natural History Survey, Forbes Natural History Building, MC-652, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, Illinois, 61801 USA   
  Reference for: Enchytraeidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Classification and Checklist of the Freshwater Oligochaetes..., website (version 31-Oct-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Wetzel, M.J., R.D. Kathman, S.V. Fend, and K.A. Coates. 2007. Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes occurring in North America north of Mexico. World Wide Web URL:   
  Reference for: Enchytraeidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Enchytraeidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmelz, Rüdiger M., and Rut Collado   
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: An updated checklist of currently accepted species of Enchytraeidae (Oligochaeta, Annelida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: vTI Agriculture and Forestry Research, Special Issue 357; Newsletter on Enchytraeidae No. 12   
  Page(s): 67-87   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 9783865760838, 0376-0723  
  Notes: Newsletter on Enchytraeidae No.12 - Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Enchytraeidae, 14-16 July 2010, Braunschweig, Germany. Stefan Schrader and Rüdiger M. Schmelz, eds.   
  Reference for: Enchytraeidae   

 Geographic Information
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