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Onychophora  Grube, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 154431

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Phylum  
  Synonym(s): Udeonycophora
 
    Euonycophora
 
    Udeonychophora
 
    Euonychophora
 
  Common Name(s): velvet worms [English]
 
    onychophorans [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumOnychophora Grube, 1853 – velvet worms, onychophorans  
    Direct Children:  
                Family Peripatidae Evans, 1901  
                Family Peripatopsidae Bouvier, 1905  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Onychophora   
       
  Source: Onychophora Website (6/2022), website (version 23-Jun-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Oliveira, Ivo de Sena, and Georg Mayer. The Onychophora Website, http://www.onychophora.com/   
  Reference for: Onychophora   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates   
  Page(s): xiii + 992   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-098-1   
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  Reference for: Onychophora   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
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  Reference for: Onychophora, onychophorans [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., Wendy Moore, and Stephen M. Shuster  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 20: The Emergence of the Arthropods. Tardigrades, Onychophorans, and the Arthropod Body Plan   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 709-760   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1605353753   
  Notes: Chapter revised by guest contributors Gonzalo Giribet (Onychophora), Reinhardt M. Kristensen (Tardigrada) and Richard C. Brusca (Tardigrada)   
  Reference for: Onychophora, onychophorans [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Giribet, Gonzalo, and Gregory D. Edgecombe  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: 30. Onychophora   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Invertebrate Tree of Life   
  Page(s): 224-230   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780691170251   
  Notes: doi: 10.1515/9780691197067-032   
  Reference for: Onychophora, onychophorans [English], velvet worms [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Oliveira, Ivo de Sena, V. Morley St. J. Read, and Georg Mayer  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: A world checklist of Onychophora (velvet worms), with notes on nomenclature and status of names   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 211   
  Page(s): 1-70   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2970   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.211.3463   
  Reference for: Onychophora, onychophorans [English], velvet worms [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ruggiero, M. A., D. P. Gordon, T. M. Orrell, N. Bailly, T. Bourgoin, R. C. Brusca, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title: Correction: A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: PLoS ONE vol. 10, no. 6, e0130114   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1932-6203   
  Notes: Available online at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0130114#sec001 ; Full authorship: Ruggiero, M. A., D. P. Gordon, T. M. Orrell, N. Bailly, T. Bourgoin, R. C. Brusca, T. Cavalier-Smith, M. D. Guiry, and P. M. Kirk   
  Reference for: Onychophora   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Although Ruggiero et al. (2015) used class Udeonychophora [Udeonycophora, sic.] and order Euonychophora [Euonycophora, sic.], more recent works (Brusca et al. 2016, Giribet & Edgecombe 2020) place the two families directly under Onychophora  
 

 

   

 
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