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Spengelidae  Willey, 1899
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158635

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  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  
          PhylumHemichordata Bateson, 1885 – hemichordates, hemicordado  
             ClassEnteropneusta Gegenbaur, 1870 – acorn worms, acorn-worms  
                FamilySpengelidae Willey, 1899  
    Direct Children:  
                   Genus Glandiceps Spengel, 1891  
                   Genus Schizocardium Spengel, 1893  
                   Genus Spengelia Willey, 1898  
                   Genus Willeyia Punnett, 1903  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Spengelidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): An, Jianmei, and Xinzheng Li  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: First record of the family Spengeliidae (Hemichordata: Enteropneusta) from Chinese waters, with descrption of a new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Natural History, vol. 39, no. 22   
  Page(s): 1995-2004   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2933   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1080/00222930500059902   
  Reference for: Spengelidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Willey, Arthur  
  Publication Date: 1899   
  Article/Chapter Title: Enteropneusta from the South Pacific, with notes on the West Indian Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological results based on material from New Briton, New Guinea, Loyalty Islands and elsewhere, collected during the years 1895, 1896 and 1897. Part III, no. 16   
  Page(s): 223-331   
  Publisher: Cambridge University Press   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

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  Comment: Sometimes spelled as Spengeliidae, as in An and Li (2005), although originally spelled Spengelidae by Willey (1899). Nomenclatural standing of this emendation has not here been researched  



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