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Cryptocelidae  Laidlaw, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 54104

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumPlatyhelminthes Minot, 1876 – flatworms, plathelminthes, platodes, platelminte  
                SubphylumRhabditophora Ehlers, 1985  
                   ClassTrepaxonemata Ehlers, 1984  
                      OrderPolycladida Lang, 1884 – polyclads  
                         SuborderAcotylea Lang, 1884  
                            SuperfamilyLeptoplanoidea Stimpson, 1857  
                               FamilyCryptocelidae Laidlaw, 1903  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Adenodactyloplana Bulnes, Faubel and Ponce de Leon, 2003  
                                  Genus Cryptocelis Lang, 1884  
                                  Genus Hylocelis Faubel, 1983  
                                  Genus Macginitiella Hyman, 1953  
                                  Genus Notoplanella Bock, 1931  
                                  Genus Phaenocelis Stummer-Traunfels, 1933  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cryptocelidae   
  Source: Turbellarian taxonomic database, 1.7, database (version 1.7)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Tyler S, Schilling S, Hooge M, and Bush LF (comp.) (2006-2016) Turbellarian taxonomic database. Version 1.7 (data licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0; material adapted: formatted and edited)   
  Reference for: Cryptocelidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Laidlaw, F. F.  
  Publication Date: 1903   
  Article/Chapter Title: Suggestions for a Revision of the Classification of the Polyclad Turbellaria   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society (Manchester Memoirs), vol. 48, no. 4   
  Page(s): 1-16   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

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  Comment: Despite some confusion in certain sources, Cryptocelididae Laidlaw (08/1903:310) and Cryptocelidae Laidlaw (12/1903:12) are neither spelling variants nor even synonyms. Cryptocelididae was based on the genus Cryptocelides Bergendal 1890 (currently in Stylochoidea: Polyposthiidae), while Cryptocelidae was based on the genus Cryptocelis Lang 1884 (currently in Leptoplanoidea: Cryptocelidae)  



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