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Polycirrus  Grube, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 67959

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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: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1997   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassPolychaeta  – paddle-footed annelids, polychaetes, polychètes, corrupto, poliqueto  
                               GenusPolycirrus Grube, 1850  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Polycirrus arenivorus Caullery, 1916  
                                  Species Polycirrus aurantiacus   
                                  Species Polycirrus caliendrum   
                                  Species Polycirrus californicus   
                                  Species Polycirrus carolinensis   
                                  Species Polycirrus denticulatus   
                                  Species Polycirrus eous   
                                  Species Polycirrus eximius (Leidy)  
                                  Species Polycirrus haematodes   
                                  Species Polycirrus kerguelensis   
                                  Species Polycirrus latidens Eliason, 1962  
                                  Species Polycirrus medusa Grube, 1950  
                                  Species Polycirrus norvegicus Wollebaek, 1912  
                                  Species Polycirrus phosphoreus   
                                  Species Polycirrus plumosus   
                                  Species Polycirrus tenuisetis   

  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: Polycirrus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Polycirrus   
  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: Polycirrus   

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