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Taxonomic Serial No.: 155153

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Phylum  
  Synonym(s): Priapula
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    Direct Children:  
                Family Chaetostephanidae Salvini-Plawen, 1974  
                Family Priapulidae Gosse, 1855 – priapulids 
                Family Tubiluchidae van der Land, 1970  

  Expert: Richard C. Brusca  
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Priapulida    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Priapulida   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Priapulida   
  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   
  Reference for: Priapulida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Valentine, James W.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: On the Origin of Phyla   
  Page(s): xxiv - 614   
  Publisher: University of Chicago Press   
  Publication Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-226-84548-6   
  Reference for: Priapulida   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: It appears that 'Priapulida' is an older spelling than 'Priapula.' There is apparently disagreement on which spelling is 'correct' in the literature, and this is an unregulated rank in this regard  
    Brusca & Brusca (2002) note that 'classes and orders are usually not recognized within the Priapula.'  



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