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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema leiocephalum Furuya, 2006 
AphiaID: 265693

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. (2006). Two new species of Dicyema (Dicyemida: Dicyemidae) from Amphioctopus areolatus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Species Divers. 11(3): 257-269 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Tosa Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsaka Bay [details]
From other sources
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest North Pacific [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype OUM ME-00010 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype SBMNH 359815 [details]
Feedingtypes  parasitic: endoparasitic [details]
parasitic: endoparasitic in Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus areolatus (de Haan, 1839) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny, 1839) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name is an adjective composed of two Greek roots, leios, meaning "smooth", and -kephalos, meaning "-headed", in reference to the characteristic smooth-surfaced calotte of the adult stages.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265693
Taxonomic
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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 leiocephalum Furuya, 2006. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265693 on 2014-09-18
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