the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Mesopharynx otophorus  Schmarda, 1859
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1045058

(Download Help) Mesopharynx otophorus TSN 1045058

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Monotus mesopharynx Diesing, 1862
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Turbellarian taxonomic database, 1.7, database (version 1.7)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Tyler S, Schilling S, Hooge M, and Bush LF (comp.) (2006-2016) Turbellarian taxonomic database. Version 1.7 (data licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0; material adapted: formatted and edited)   
  Reference for: Mesopharynx otophorus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmarda, Ludwig K.  
  Publication Date: 1859   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Neue wirbellose thiere beobachtet und gesammelt auf einer reise um die erde 1853 bis 1857   
  Page(s): 66   
  Publisher: Wilhelm Engelmann   
  Publication Place: Leipzig, Germany   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Young, Johnstone O.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Freshwater Turbellaria of the African Continent   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologischer Anzeiger, Jena, vol. 197, no. 5/6   
  Page(s): 419-432   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Mesopharynx otophorus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    



  Comment: 'Graff (1882) lists the material Monotus? mesopharynx Diesing, 1862. Marcus (1955) indicates that even the Order to which this animal belongs is not recognizable' (Young, 1976)  



 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar