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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema oxycephalum Furuya, 2009 
AphiaID: 464279

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
Source  original description Furuya, H. (2009). Two new dicyemids from Sepia longipes (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Decapoda). J. Parasitol. 95(3): 681-689. (look up in IMIS[details]

Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Tosa Bay [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype OUM ME-00020 [details]
Feedingtype  parasitic: endoparasitic in Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSepia longipes Sasaki, 1914 [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 species name is an adjective composed of two Greek roots, oxy, meaning "acute", and -kephalos, meaning "headed", in reference to the characteristic acute calotte of the vermiform embryo. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:464279
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2010-03-08 08:17:10Z  created  Hochberg, Eric
2010-08-06 13:44:05Z  changed  Furuya, Hidetaka
  
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  Citation: Furuya, H. (2014). Dicyema oxycephalum Furuya, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=464279 on 2014-10-02
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