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Magelona  Mueller, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 67043

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 1997   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassPolychaeta  – paddle-footed annelids, polychaetes, polychètes, corrupto, poliqueto  
                            FamilyMagelonidae Cunningham and Ramage, 1888  
                               GenusMagelona Mueller, 1858  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Magelona alleni   
                                  Species Magelona berkeleyi   
                                  Species Magelona californica   
                                  Species Magelona cerae   
                                  Species Magelona cincta   
                                  Species Magelona cornuta   
                                  Species Magelona filiformis   
                                  Species Magelona hartmanae   
                                  Species Magelona hobsonae   
                                  Species Magelona japonica   
                                  Species Magelona lenticulata   
                                  Species Magelona longicornis   
                                  Species Magelona minuta   
                                  Species Magelona mirabilis   
                                  Species Magelona obockensis   
                                  Species Magelona pacifica   
                                  Species Magelona papillicornis Muller  
                                  Species Magelona pettiboneae   
                                  Species Magelona phyllisae   
                                  Species Magelona pitelkai   
                                  Species Magelona polydentata   
                                  Species Magelona riojai   
                                  Species Magelona rosea Moore  
                                  Species Magelona sacculata   

  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: Magelona    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Magelona   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fauchald, K.  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: The polychaete worms: Definitions and keys to the orders, families, and genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 28   
  Page(s): 190   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Source of authority and some synonomy for genera   
  Reference for: Magelona   

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