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Acanthocephala  Rudolphi, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 64238

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Phylum  
  Common Name(s): spiny-headed worms [English]
    acantocéfalo [Portuguese]
    thorny-headed worms [English]
  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, acantocéfalo, thorny-headed worms  
    Direct Children:  
                Class Archiacanthocephala Meyer, 1931  
                Class Eoacanthocephala Van Cleave, 1936  
                Class Palaeacanthocephala Meyer, 1931  
                Class Polyacanthocephala Amin, 1987  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: acantocéfalo[Portuguese]   
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Acanthocephala   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Acanthocephala   
  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: Acanthocephala   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bhattacharya, S. B., and S. Banerjee  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: New record of the genus Gorgorhynchoides Cable & Linderoth, 1963 (Acanthocephala: Palaeacanthocephala) with G. indicus n. sp. from carangeid fish of Indian coast   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Records of the Zoological Survey of India, vol. 101, part 3-4   
  Page(s): 49-54   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0375-1511   
  Reference for: Acanthocephala   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates   
  Page(s): xiii + 992   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-098-1   
  Reference for: Acanthocephala   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Apparently a 'pseudohomonym' of (same kingdom but rank not covered by Nomenclatural Code, same name as) insect genus Acanthocephala Laporte, 1833 (TSN 108314)  



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