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Pettibone, Marian H. (1966). Heteraphrodita altoni, a new genus and species of polychaete worm (Polychaeta, Aphroditidae) from deep water off Oregon, and a revision of the Aphroditid genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 79: 95-108.
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Pettibone, Marian H.
1966
Heteraphrodita altoni, a new genus and species of polychaete worm (Polychaeta, Aphroditidae) from deep water off Oregon, and a revision of the Aphroditid genera
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
79: 95-108
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East Pacific
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Holotype USNM 33035, locality Pacific Coast of the United States, identified as Heteraphrodita altoni Pettibone, 1966
 Etymology

The species is named for Mr. Miles S. Alton, who collected the specimens. [details]

 Synonymy

Pettibone (1966:97) reported (correctly) that the type species of Aphroditella Roule was a young form of Aphrodita ... [details]

 Synonymy

Hermonia (replacement name for junior homonym Hermione) was synonymised with genus Laetmonice by Pettibone, 1966 [details]

 Type locality

off Oregon, south-west of the mouth of the Columbia River, Pacific coast of the USA, 45°45'N 125°9'E, 1650 m [details]

 Type species

Pettibone (1966) gives the type species as the original name Halithea hystrix Lamarck, 1818, not the subsequent ... [details]