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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 129194

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditidae Malmgren, 1867
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodite [auctt.] (variant spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditella Roule, 1898 (junior unreplaced homonym, also a subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalithea Lamarck, 1818 (objective synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 655 [details]

identification resource Hutchings, Pat; Mcrae, Jane. (1993). The Aphroditidae (Polychaeta) from Australia, together with a redescription of the Aphroditidae collected during the Siboga Expedition. Records of the Australian Museum. 45, 279-363., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.45.1993.24
page(s): 286-287; note: generic diagnosis; key to Indo-Pacific species [details]

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita (Amphitus)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita (Amphitus) audouini Castelnau, 1842
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita (Cyanippe)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita (Cyanippe) sericea Castelnau, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita abyssalis Kirkegaard, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita acuminata Ehlers, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita alta Kinberg, 1856
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita annulata Pennant, 1777
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita aphroditoides (McIntosh, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita armadillo Bosc, 1802
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita armifera Moore, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita australis Baird, 1865
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita bamarookis Hutchings & McRae, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita bisetosa Rozbaczylo & Canahuire, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita brevitentaculata Essenberg, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita californica Essenberg, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita clavigera Freminville, 1812
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita daiyumaruae Imajima, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita decipiens (Horst, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita defendens Chamberlin, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita diplops Fauchald, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita echidna Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita elliptica
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita falcifera Hartman, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita goolmarris Hutchings & McRae, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita hoptakero Otto in Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita japonica Marenzeller, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita kulmaris Hutchings & McRae, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita limosa (Horst, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longicornis Kinberg, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longipalpa Essenberg, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita macroculata Imajima, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita magellanica Malard, 1891
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita malayana (Horst, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita malkaris Hutchings & McRae, 1993
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita maorica Benham, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita marombis Hutchings & McRae, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita mexicana Kudenov, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita modesta Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita negligens Moore, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita nipponensis Imajima, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita obtecta Ehlers, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita parva Moore, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita perarmata Roule, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita refulgida Moore, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita rossi Knox & Cameron, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita roulei Horst, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita scolopendra Bruguière, 1789
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita sibogae (Horst, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita sondaica Grube, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita sonorae Kudenov, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita talpa Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita terraereginae Haswell, 1883
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita tosaensis Imajima, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita watasei Izuka, 1912

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita abyssalis Kirkegaard, 1995 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita abyssalis Kirkegaard, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita arcta Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais limicola (Ehlers, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita borealis Johnston, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita carunculata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermodice carunculata (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita castanea Moore, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita negligens Moore, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita centenes Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita australis Baird, 1865
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrata Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrosa Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlentia gelatinosa (M. Sars, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita clava Montagu, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus clava (Montagu, 1808)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita complanata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurythoe complanata (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cryptommata Essenberg, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita japonica Marenzeller, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita echinus Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontogenia chrysocoma (Baird, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita filamentosa Bruguière, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita flava Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChloeia flava (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita hastata Moore, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditella hastata (Moore, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita haswelli Johnston, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita australis Baird, 1865
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita hystrix (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalithea hystrix Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita imbricata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita intermedia McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteraphrodita intermedia (McIntosh, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita leioseta Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita japonica Marenzeller, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita lepidota Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longa O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholoe longa (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longirostra Bruguière, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus squamatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longirostris Monro, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longicornis Kinberg, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita magna Treadwell, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita longicornis Kinberg, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita mathei Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermione mathei (Quatrefages, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita mediterranea Costa, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetmonice hystrix (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita minuta Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholoe minuta (Fabricius, 1780)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita nitens Linnaeus, 1746 in Johnston, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita paleacea Peters, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita australis Baird, 1865
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita pedunculata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus squamatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita plana Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita punctata Müller, 1771 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus squamatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita punctata Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita raripapillata Essenberg, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita armifera Moore, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita rostrata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphinome rostrata (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita scabra Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita solitaria Essenberg, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita refulgida Moore, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita squamata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus squamatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita squamosa Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphione squamosa (Quatrefages, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita subrotunda Hill, 1752 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita varians Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita velox Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScalisetosus communis (Delle Chiaje, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita violacea Ström, 1768 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita viridis Montagu, 1813 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling often written as Aphrodite, but spelling is checked in the work of Linnaeus (1758). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species A. aculeata Linnaeus 1761 in Fauchald, 1977 <246>. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Linnaeus 1758 description of Aphrodita
Linnaeus 1758 descript...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129194
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Fauchald, K.; Bellan, G. (2008). Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129194 on 2016-05-25
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