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Andracantha  Schmidt, 1975
Taxonomic Serial No.: 197788

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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: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAcanthocephala Rudolphi, 1802 – spiny-headed worms, acantocÚfalo, thorny-headed worms  
                ClassPalaeacanthocephala Meyer, 1931  
                   OrderPolymorphida Petrochenko, 1956  
                      FamilyPolymorphidae Meyer, 1931  
                         GenusAndracantha Schmidt, 1975  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Andracantha baylisi (Zdzitowiecki, 1986)  
                            Species Andracantha clavata (Goss, 1941)  
                            Species Andracantha gravida (Alegret, 1941)  
                            Species Andracantha mergi (Lundstr÷m, 1941)  
                            Species Andracantha phalacrocoracis (Yamaguti, 1939)  
                            Species Andracantha tandemtesticulata Monteiro, Amato and Amato, 2006  
                            Species Andracantha tunitae (Weiss, 1914)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Andracantha   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Amin, Omar M.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification of the Acanthocephala   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Folia Parasitologica, vol. 60, no. 4   
  Page(s): 273-305   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0015-5683   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Andracantha   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Amin, Omar M. / Crompton, D. W. T. and Brent B. Nickol  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology of the Acanthocephala   
  Page(s): 27-72   
  Publisher: Cambridge University Press   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-521-24674-1   
  Reference for: Andracantha   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Monteiro, Cassandra M., JosÚ F. R. Amato, and Suzana B. Amato  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new species of Andracantha Schmidt (Acanthocephala, Polymorphidae) parasite of Neotropical cormorants, Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Gmelin) (Aves, Phalacrocoracidae) from southern Brazil   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, vol. 23, no. 3   
  Page(s): 807-812   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0101-8175   
  Reference for: Andracantha   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmidt, Gerald D.  
  Publication Date: 1975   
  Article/Chapter Title: Andracantha, a new genus of Acanthocephala (Polymorphidae) from fish-eating birds, with descriptions of three species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Journal of Parasitology, vol. 61, no. 4   
  Page(s): 615-620   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: DOI: 10.2307/3279453, available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

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