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Euryleptidae  Stimpson, 1857
Taxonomic Serial No.: 54185

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Leimacopsidae Diesing, 1861
    Euryleptinae Stimpson, 1857
  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  
                         SuborderCotylea Lang, 1884  
                            SuperfamilyEuryleptoidea Stimpson, 1857  
                               FamilyEuryleptidae Stimpson, 1857  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Acerotisa Strand, 1928  
                                  Genus Anciliplana Heath and McGregor, 1912  
                                  Genus Ascidiophilla Newman, 2002  
                                  Genus Cycloporus Lang, 1884  
                                  Genus Eurylepta Ehrenberg, 1831  
                                  Genus Euryleptodes Heath and McGregor, 1912  
                                  Genus Graffizoon Heath, 1928  
                                  Genus Katheurylepta Faubel, 1984  
                                  Genus Leptoteredra Hallez, 1913  
                                  Genus Maritigrella Newman and Cannon, 2000  
                                  Genus Oligoclado Pearse, 1938  
                                  Genus Oligocladus Lang, 1884  
                                  Genus Parastylostomum Faubel, 1984  
                                  Genus Pareurylepta Faubel, 1984  
                                  Genus Praestheceraeus Faubel, 1984  
                                  Genus Prostheceraeus Schmarda, 1859  
                                  Genus Stygolepta Faubel, 1984  
                                  Genus Stylostomum Lang, 1884  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Euryleptidae   
  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: Euryleptidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Prudhoe, Stephen  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Monograph on Polyclad Turbellaria   
  Page(s): 259   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0198585187   
  Reference for: Euryleptidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stimpson, W.  
  Publication Date: 1857   
  Article/Chapter Title: Prodromus descriptionis animalium evertebratorum, quae in Expeditione ad Oceanum Pacificum Septentrionalem a Republica Federata missa, Johanne Rodgers Duce, observavit et descripsit. Pars I, Turbellaria Dendrocoela   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 9   
  Page(s): 19-31   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

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  Comment: Although the family-group name Euryleptidae is commonly attributed to Lang (1884) or other authors, it was established as a family Euryleptidae by Stimpson (1857:19). Per the Principle of Coordination (ICZN 1999, Art. 36) the name is simultaneously established at all the other family-group ranks (from superfamily to subtribe, with authorship and priority of the original)  



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