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Rhynchelmis croatanensis  Fend & Lenat, 2010
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974776

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): aquatic oligochaete worm [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                      OrderLumbriculida Brinkhurst, 1971 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                         FamilyLumbriculidae Vejdovský, 1884 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                            GenusRhynchelmis Hoffmeister, 1843 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                               SubgenusRhynchelmis (Rhynchelmoides) Hrabe, 1936  
                                  SpeciesRhynchelmis croatanensis Fend & Lenat, 2010 – aquatic oligochaete worm  

  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: Rhynchelmis croatanensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes 2013, website (version 2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Wetzel, M.J., R.D. Kathman, S.V. Fend, and K.A. Coates. 2013. Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes occurring in North America north of Mexico. World Wide Web URL:   
  Reference for: Rhynchelmis croatanensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fend, Steven V., and David R. Lenat   
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: New southeastern Nearctic Rhynchelmis (Rhynchelmoides) species and the description of Pararhynchelmis n. gen. (Annelida: Clitellata: Lumbriculidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 2554   
  Page(s): 1-22   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Reference for: Rhynchelmis croatanensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fend, Steven V., and James L. Carter   
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Rhynchelmis subgenus Sutroa Eisen new rank, with two new species from western North America (Annelida, Clitellata, Lumbriculidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3760, no. 2   
  Page(s): 180-210   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3760.2.3   
  Reference for: Rhynchelmis croatanensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  



  Comment: This taxon, Rhynchelmis croatanensis, is currently placed within the subgenus Rhynchelmoides; however, since several other taxa in this genus and in other genera in this family have not yet been asigned to subgenera, I have not included subgeneric classifications in this ITIS list  



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