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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostomatidae Benham, 1896 
AphiaID: 22609

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida incertae sedis (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostomida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostomatidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostoma Leuckart, 1836
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostomida
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostomidae [auct. lapsus] (incorrect spelling of stem)
Sources  original description Benham, W.B. 1896. The Archiannelida, Polychaeta, Myzostomaria, in S.F. Harmer and A.E. Shipley eds., The Cambridge Natural History: England, MacMillan and Co., Ltd., p. 241-344.
page(s): 342; note: Benham uses Myzostomatidae as the sole family in Order Myzostomaria, part of Chaetopoda [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCystimyzostomum Jagersten, 1940
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypomyzostoma Perrier, 1897
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostoma Leuckart, 1836
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotopharyngoides
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtomyszostomum Fedotov, 1912

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostomum Leuckart, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzostoma Leuckart, 1836
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22609
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2006-08-23 13:24:43Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-11-21 15:42:35Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-12-20 21:11:48Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Myzostomatidae Benham, 1896. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22609 on 2016-07-23
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