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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoglossus gigas Müller in Spengel, 1893 
AphiaID: 266573

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemichordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteropneusta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Enteropneusta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychoderidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoglossus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoglossus Delle Chiaje, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoglossus biminiensis Willey, 1899 (synonym)
Sources  original description Muller F (1898) Observações sobre a fauna marinha. Rev Mus Paulista 3: 35. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarolinian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloridian [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Antilles [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRio Grande [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSoutheastern Brazil [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength B. gigas is the longest hemichordate described, and can grow up to 1.5m in length. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266573
Taxonomic
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2008-01-04 16:37:03Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: van der Land, J. (2014). Balanoglossus gigas Müller in Spengel, 1893. In: Shenkar, N; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2014) Hemichordata World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266573 on 2014-07-10
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