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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema dolichocephalum Furuya, 1999 
AphiaID: 265684

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyemida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyemidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema von K├Âlliker, 1849
Sources  original description Furuya, H. (1999). Fourteen new species of dicyemid mesozoans from six Japanese cephalopods, with comments on host specificity. Species Divers. 4(2): 257-319 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Osaka Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHonshu Island [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest North Pacific [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype NSMT Me-7 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype SBMNH 144675 [details]
Feedingtypes  parasitic: endoparasitic [details]
parasitic: endoparasitic in Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus minor (Sasaki, 1920) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The Specific name "dolichocephalum" is composed of two Greek words, "dolichos", meaning "long", and cephalos, meaning "with a head", in reference to the characteristic long calotte region or head in adult stages.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265684
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-04 16:28:44Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-06 12:26:11Z  changed  Furuya, Hidetaka
  
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  Citation: Furuya, H. (2014). Dicyema dolichocephalum Furuya, 1999. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265684 on 2014-08-21
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