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Polycera  Cuvier, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 78312

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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: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                            OrderNudibranchia Cuvier in Blainville, 1814 – nudibranchs, nudibranches  
                                     SuperfamilyPolyceroidea Alder and Hancock, 1845  
                                        FamilyPolyceridae Alder and Hancock, 1845  
                                           GenusPolycera Cuvier, 1817  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Polycera atra MacFarland, 1905 – orange-spike polycera 
                                              Species Polycera aurisula Er. Marcus, 1957  
                                              Species Polycera chilluna Er. Marcus, 1961 – harlequin 
                                              Species Polycera dubia (M. Sars, 1829)  
                                              Species Polycera faeroensis Lemche, 1929  
                                              Species Polycera hedgpethi Er. Marcus, 1964  
                                              Species Polycera hummi Abbott, 1952  
                                              Species Polycera odhneri Er. Marcus, 1955  
                                              Species Polycera quadrilineata Muller, 1776  
                                              Species Polycera rycia Er. Marcus and Ev. Marcus, 1970  
                                              Species Polycera tricolor Robilliard, 1971 – three-color polycera 
                                              Species Polycera zosterae O'Donoghue, 1924 – eelgrass polycera 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Polycera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Polycera   

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