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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiella Pettibone, 1976 
AphiaID: 129489

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 editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephala (Macellicephala) jameensis Hartmann-Schröder, 1974 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiella jameensis (Hartmann-Schröder, 1974) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiellinae Muir, 1982
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiella Pettibone, 1976
Sources  original description Pettibone, M.H. (1976). Revision of the genus Macellicephala McIntosh and the subfamily Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 229: 1-71., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.229
page(s): 63 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGesiella jameensis (Hartmann-Schröder, 1974)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLanzarote [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "named for Dr. Gesa Hartmann-Schroder, eminent worker on the Polychaeta, who first described the unique filamentous sensory organs characteristic of the new genus." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender stated as feminine [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129489
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2007-01-22 09:31:04Z  checked  Barnich, Ruth
2007-02-01 10:44:13Z  changed  Barnich, Ruth
2016-09-18 21:56:01Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2016). Gesiella Pettibone, 1976. 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=129489 on 2016-12-09
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