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Echinococcus  Rudolphi, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1059442

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2023   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumPlatyhelminthes Minot, 1876 – flatworms, plathelminthes, platodes, platelminte  
                SubphylumRhabditophora Ehlers, 1985  
                                        SubfamilyEchinococcinae Abuladze, 1960  
                                           GenusEchinococcus Rudolphi, 1801  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Echinococcus canadensis Webster & Cameron, 1961  
                                              Species Echinococcus equinus Williams & Sweatman, 1963  
                                              Species Echinococcus felidis Ortlepp, 1937  
                                              Species Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786) – dog tapeworm, hyper tape-worm, hydatid worm 
                                              Species Echinococcus multilocularis (Leuckart, 1863) – fox tapeworm 
                                              Species Echinococcus oligarthra (Diesing, 1863)  
                                              Species Echinococcus ortleppi Lopez-Neyra & Soler Planas, 1943  
                                              Species Echinococcus shiquicus Xiao, Qiu, Nakao, Li, Yang, Chen, Schantz, Craig & Ito, 2005  
                                              Species Echinococcus vogeli Rausch & Bernstein, 1972  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Caira, Janine N., and Kirsten Jensen, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (2008-2017): Tapeworms from Vertebrate Bowels of the Earth   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Special Publication, no. 25   
  Page(s): 1-463   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-89338-002-4   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Echinococcus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vuitton, Dominique A., Donald P. McManus, Michael T. Rogan, Thomas Romig, Bruno Gottstein, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: International consensus on terminology to be used in the field of echinococcoses   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Parasite, vol. 27, no. 41   
  Page(s): 1-41   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1776-1042   
  Notes: doi: 10.1051/parasite/2020024   
  Reference for: Echinococcus   

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