Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia

Gastrotricha Metschnikoff, 1865

Rank: Phylum
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Chaetonotida Remane, 1925 [Rao & Clausen, 1970]
Macrodasyida Remane, 1925 [Rao & Clausen, 1970]

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: buikharigen
 English: gastrotrichs; hairy-backs
 English-United States: gastrotrichs sources: Charles Hussey
 Swedish: bukh√•rsdjur

Literature

basis of record

Margulis, L.; Schwartz, K.V. (1998). Five Kingdoms: an illustrated guide to the Phyla of life on earth. 3rd edition. Freeman: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-7167-3027-8. xx, 520 pp.

additional source

Margulis, L.; Schwartz, K.V. (1982). Five Kingdoms : an illustrated guide to the phyla of life on earth. Second edition. Freeman.

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Citation

Todaro, A. (2014). Gastrotricha. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:2078

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2012-11-20 by Antonio Todaro

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