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Taxonomic Serial No.: 57332

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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: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumPlatyhelminthes Minot, 1876 – flatworms, plathelminthes, platodes, platelminte  
                   ClassCestoda  – tapeworms  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAdenocephalus Nybelin, 1931  
                               GenusBaylisia Markowski, 1952  
                               GenusBaylisiella Markowski, 1952  
                               GenusDiphyllobothrium Cobbold, 1858  
                               GenusDiplogonoporus Lönnberg, 1892  
                               GenusFlexobothrium Yurakhno, 1989  
                               GenusGlandicephalus Fuhrmann, 1921  
                               GenusLigula Bloch, 1782  
                               GenusPlicobothrium Rausch & Margolis, 1969  
                               GenusPyramicocephalus Monticelli, 1890  
                               GenusSchistocephalus Creplin, 1829  
                               GenusSpirometra Faust, Campbell & Kellogg, 1929  
                               GenusTetragonoporus Skryabin, 1961  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Diphyllobothriidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Caira, Janine N., and Kirsten Jensen, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (2008-2017): Tapeworms from Vertebrate Bowels of the Earth   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Special Publication, no. 25   
  Page(s): 1-463   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-89338-002-4   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Diphyllobothriidae   

 Geographic Information
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