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Phoronis  Wright, 1856
Taxonomic Serial No.: 155462

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2008   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumPhoronida  – foronídeos, phoronidiens, horseshoe worms, phoronids, foronidas, hufeisenwürmer, foronidei  
                GenusPhoronis Wright, 1856  
    Direct Children:  
                   Species Phoronis australis Haswell, 1883  
                   Species Phoronis hippocrepia Wright, 1856  
                   Species Phoronis ijimai Oka, 1897  
                   Species Phoronis muelleri Selys-Longchamps, 1903  
                   Species Phoronis ovalis Wright, 1856  
                   Species Phoronis pallida Silén, 1952  
                   Species Phoronis psammophila Cori, 1889  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Phoronis   
  Source: Phoronida Website, website (version 07-Oct-08)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: Phoronida site maintained by C. Emig at   
  Reference for: Phoronis   
  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: Phoronis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wright, T. Strethill  
  Publication Date: 1856   
  Article/Chapter Title: Description of two Tubicolar Animals   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, vol. 4, no. 2   
  Page(s): 313-316   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Emig (Phoronida website, Oct. 2008) and Russel Zimmer (email, Apr. 2004) indicate that there are no available names, under the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, between the ranks of genus and phylum within the Phoronida  



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