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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus Grube, 1863 
AphiaID: 129557

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 editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScalibregmatidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus minutus Grube, 1863
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScalibregmatidae Malmgren, 1867
Sources  original description Grube, A.E. 1863. Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Beitrag: Zahlreiche Gattungen. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 29: 37-69,3plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31367#page/45/mode/1up
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus antarcticus Ashworth, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus deriugini Zachs, 1925
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus minutus Grube, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus unoculus Kudenov, 1985

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus acirratus Hartman, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsclerocheilus acirratus (Hartman, 1966)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus caecus Saint-Joseph, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsclerocheilus intermedius (Saint-Joseph, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus oculatus (Ehlers, 1901) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyboscolex oculatus (Ehlers, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus pacificus Moore, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyboscolex pacificus (Moore, 1909)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Body elongated, prostomium T-shaped; one asetigerous segment present. Branchiae absent; ventral cirri present on posterior setigers; dorsal cirri absent. Acicular spines, furcate and capillary setae present.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a composition of the words Sclero, 'hard', and Cheilus, 'lips' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Sclerocheilus minutus Grube, 1863 [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sclerocheilus minutus
Sclerocheilus minutus
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Sclerocheilus minutus
Sclerocheilus minutus
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129557
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2006-07-17 15:50:11Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-05 09:00:37Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Sclerocheilus. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129557 on 2014-10-23
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