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Title: Salinella  
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Subject: Animalia, Gnathifera (clade), Nematoida, Gnathostomulid, Nemertodermatida
Collection: Animal Phyla, Animals Described in 1892, Cryptids, Nomina Dubia, Obsolete Animal Taxa
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Frenzel's illustrations, 1892
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Monoblastozoa
Genus: Salinella
Species: Salinella salve
Frenzel, 1892

Salinella salve is a dubious species of very simple animal that may not exist, but which some have named as the sole member of the [3] Michael Schrödl from the Zoological State Collection in Munich is involved in a project to search for Salinella in Argentina.[4][5]

Monoblastozoa was granted the title of phylum after the recognition that Mesozoa was too diverse to be a phylum unto itself.


  1. ^ Brusca, R. C. & Brusca, G. J., 2005. Invertebrados, 2ª edición. McGraw-Hill-Interamericana, Madrid (etc.), XXVI+1005 pp. ISBN 0-87893-097-3. (Spanish)
  2. ^ Taylor, C., 2007. "Salinella - what the crap was it?" Catalogue of Organisms [1]
  3. ^ Frenzel, J., 1892. "Untersuchungen über die mikroskopische Fauna Argentiniens." Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 58: 66–96. Plate VII. (German)
  4. ^ Dunning, H., 2012. "Gone Missing, circa 1892". The Scientist [2]
  5. ^ Viering, K., 2012. "Jäger der verborgenen Art". Spektrum [3]
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