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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesioceros sargassicola (Mertens, 1833) 
AphiaID: 158296

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyhelminthes (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhabditophora (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycladida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcotylea (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoplanoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesiocerotidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesioceros (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesioceros sargassicola (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesioceros Diesing, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesioceros mertensi (Diesing, 1850)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagoplana sargassicola (Mertens, 1833)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria sargassicola Mertens, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanocera pelagica (Moseley, 1877)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanocera sargassicola (Mertens, 1833)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylochoplana sargassicola (Mertens, 1833)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylochus mertensi Diesing, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylochus pelagicus Moseley, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylochus sargassicola (Mertens, 1833)
Sources  basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnesioceros sargassicola var. lata Hyman, 1939
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158296
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-05-25 10:44:50Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-06-29 05:44:17Z  changed  Tyler, Seth
  
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  Citation: Tyler, S. (2014). Gnesioceros sargassicola (Mertens, 1833). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158296 on 2014-12-19
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