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Mesenchytraeus  Eisen, 1878
Taxonomic Serial No.: 68544

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Analycus Levinsen, 1884
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                      GenusMesenchytraeus Eisen, 1878  
    Direct Children:  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus affinis Michaelsen, 1901  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus altus Welch, 1917  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus americanus Bell, 1942  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus anisodiverticulus Shen, Chen & Xie, 2012  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus antaeus Rota & Brinkhurst, 2000  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus arcticus Bell, 1962  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus argentatus Nurminen, 1973  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus armatus (Levinsen, 1884)  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus asiaticus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus atriaphorus Altman, 1936  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus beringensis Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus beumeri (Michaelsen, 1886)  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus bungei Michaelsen, 1901  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus cejkai Cernosvitov, 1937  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus celticus Southern, 1909  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus chaunus Piper, MacLean & Christensen, 1982  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus chromophorus Altman, 1936  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus crenobius Timm, 1994  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus diplobulbosus Bell, 1949  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus diverticulatus Piper, MacLean & Christensen, 1982  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus eastwoodi Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus eltoni Stephenson, 1925  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus falciformis Eisen, 1878  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus flavidus Eisen, 1878  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus flavus (Levinsen, 1884)  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus fontinalis Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus franciscanus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus fuscus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus gaudens Cognetti, 1903  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus gelidus Welch, 1916  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus glandulosus (Levinsen, 1884)  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus grandis Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus grebnitzkyi Michaelsen, 1901  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus groenlandicus Nielsen & Christensen, 1959  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus hamiltoni Healy, 1996  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus harrimani Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus hydrius Welch, 1919  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus johanseni Welch, 1919  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus kincaidi Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus kontrimavichusi Piper, MacLean & Christensen, 1982  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus konyamensis Michaelsen, 1916  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus kuehnelti Dózsa-Farkas, 1991  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus kuril Healy & Timm, 2000  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus lusitanicus Collado, Martínez-Ansemil & Giani, 1993  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus macnabi Bell, 1942  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus maculatus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus magnus Altman, 1936  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus megachaetus Shen, Chen & Xie, 2011  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus melanocephalus Christensen & Dózsa-Farkas, 1999  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus minimus Altman, 1936  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus mirabilis Eisen, 1878  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus monochaetus Bretscher, 1900  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus monothecatus Bell, 1945  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus multispinus (Grube, 1851)  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus nanus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus obscurus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus ogloblini Cernosvitov, 1928  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus orcae Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus pedatus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus pelicensis Issel, 1905  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus penicillus Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus rithralis Healy & Fend, 2002  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus sanguineus Nielsen & Christensen, 1959  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus setchelli Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus solifugus (Emery, 1898)  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus straminicolus Rota, 1995  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus sveni Christensen & Dózsa-Farkas, 1999  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus svetae Piper, MacLean & Christensen, 1982  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus tetrapodus Timm, 1978  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus torbeni Christensen & Dózsa-Farkas, 1999  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus tundrus Piper, MacLean & Christensen, 1982  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus unalaskae Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus vegae Eisen, 1904  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus viivi Timm, 1978  
                         Species Mesenchytraeus vshivkovae Timm, 1994  

  Expert: Mark J. Wetzel  
  Notes: Oligochaetologist and Curator/Collections Manager of the INHS Annelida Collection, Illinois Natural History Survey, Forbes Natural History Building, MC-652, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, Illinois, 61801 USA   
  Reference for: Mesenchytraeus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Classification and Checklist of the Freshwater Oligochaetes..., website (version 31-Oct-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Wetzel, M.J., R.D. Kathman, S.V. Fend, and K.A. Coates. 2007. Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes occurring in North America north of Mexico. World Wide Web URL:   
  Reference for: Mesenchytraeus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mesenchytraeus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmelz, Rüdiger M., and Rut Collado  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: An updated checklist of currently accepted species of Enchytraeidae (Oligochaeta, Annelida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: vTI Agriculture and Forestry Research, Special Issue 357; Newsletter on Enchytraeidae No. 12   
  Page(s): 67-87   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 9783865760838, 0376-0723  
  Notes: Newsletter on Enchytraeidae No.12 - Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Enchytraeidae, 14-16 July 2010, Braunschweig, Germany. Stefan Schrader and Rüdiger M. Schmelz, eds.   
  Reference for: Mesenchytraeus   

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