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Polychaeta 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 64358

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Class  
  Synonym(s): Polychaeta
 
  Common Name(s): paddle-footed annelids [English]
 
    polychaetes [English]
 
    polychètes [French]
 
    corrupto [Portuguese]
 
    poliqueto [Portuguese]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassPolychaeta  – paddle-footed annelids, polychaetes, polychètes, corrupto, poliqueto  
    Direct Children:  
                   Order Myzostomida   
                   Subclass Errantia   
                   Subclass Sedentaria   
       
                 ClassPolychaeta  incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                   Family Dinophilidae Remane, 1932  
                   Family Diurodrilidae Kristensen and Niilonen, 1982  
                   Family Histriobdellidae Vaillant, 1890  
                   Family Laetmonectidae   
                   Family Nerillidae Levinsen, 1883  
                   Family Polygordiidae Czerniavsky, 1881  
                   Family Protodrilidae Czerniavsky, 1881  
                   Family Protodriloididae Purschke and Jouin, 1988  
                   Family Saccocirridae Czerniavsky, 1881  
                   Family Spintheridae Johnston, 1865  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Kristian Fauchald  
  Notes: Research Zoologist, Curator of Worms, Department of Systematic Biology, Invertebrate Zoology Section, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA   
  Reference for: Polychaeta    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: polychètes[French]   
       
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: corrupto[Portuguese], poliqueto [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: Polychaeta   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Polychaeta   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fauchald, K., and G. W. Rouse  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Polychaete systematics: Past and present   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologica Scripta, vol. 26, no. 2   
  Page(s): 71-138   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0300-3256   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Polychaeta   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: The polychaetes are now treated as a suphylum  
 

 

   

 
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