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Distichopus  Leidy, 1882
Taxonomic Serial No.: 68580

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Enchytraeidae 
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Distichopus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmelz, Rüdiger M.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomy of Fridericia (Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae). Revision of species with morphological and biochemical methods   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg, no. 38   
  Page(s): 415   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-931374-40-8, 0173-7481  
  Reference for: Distichopus   

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  Comment: The type species of Distichopus Leidy 1882 is Distichopus silvestris Leidy 1882, which is treated as a nomen dubium, not assignable to a genus (see Schmelz 2003:387-389 & 60-61). Since it is not placed within Fridericia Michaelsen 1889, the genus names are not in competition  



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