The Nature Photographer Club™ Online Database

Detail
Taxonomic Structure
KingdomPhylum
Animalia
Gastrotricha
(Hairybacks)
Gastrotricha
ORDER
Chaetonotida
ORDER
Macrodasyida

Gastrotricha Data
TSNComplete NameCommon NameKingdomRankAuthorReview LevelName UsageCompleteness
57597GastrotrichaHairybacksAnimaliaPhylumMetschnikoff, 1865TWG standards metvalidcomplete as of 2013

"Metschnikoff's (1865) treatment of the Gastrotricha was apparently at the rank of class. Current treatments consider it as a phylum, and no names at the rank of class are recognized" - Herrick Brown - ITIS Data Development Technician

AuthorTitlePublication NamePagesListedActualPublisherPublish PlaceISBNISSNPub Comment
Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. BruscaInvertebrates, Second Editionxx + 9362002-01-012002-01-01Sinauer Associates, Inc.Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA0-87893-097-3
Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. BruscaInvertebratesxiii + 9921990-01-011990-01-01Sinauer Associates, Inc.Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA0-87893-098-1
Rudescu, L.GastrotrichaFauna Republicii Socialiste Romania. Trochelminthes, vol. 2, no. 31-2891967-06-261967-06-26

SourceTypeVersionAcquiredComment
NODC Taxonomic Codedatabase8.01996-07-29
ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management HierarchydocumentAnimalia2013-08-01M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall