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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta Levinsen, 1884 
AphiaID: 129719

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaetidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta sarsi Levinsen, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844) (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaetidae Pettibone, 1963
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta Levinsen, 1884
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisoma Örsted, 1844 (junior homonym, replaced by Trochochaeta Levinsen)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisomides Chamberlin, 1919 (unnecessary replacement name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumastoma Webster & Benedict, 1884 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Levinsen, Georg M. R. (1884 (for year 1883)). Systematisk-geografisk Oversigt over de nordiske Annulata, Gephyrea, Chaetognathi og Balanoglossi. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn. 45(1883): 92-350, plates II-III., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16065215#page/109/mode/1up
page(s): 129; note: for T. sarsi, a posterior fragment he assigned to Amphinomidae [details]

identification resource Bochert, Ralf; Zettler, Michael L. 2013. A record of the genus Trochochaeta (Polychaeta) in the southern hemisphere with description of a new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 93(04): 967-972 , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315412001142 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta ankeae Bochert & Zettler, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta carica (Birula, 1897)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta cirrifera (Hartman, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta diverapoda (Hoagland, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta franciscana (Hartman, 1947)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta japonica Imajima, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta kirkegaardi Pettibone, 1976
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta mexicana Hernández-Alcántara & Solis-Weiss, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta orissae (Fauvel, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta pettiboneae Dean, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta watsoni (Fauvel, 1916)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetorum [auct. misspelling for 'multisetosa'] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosum (Örsted, 1844) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta sarsi Levinsen, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but assumed (Pettibone, 1963:309) to be for the stellate or wheel-like appearance of the groups of posterior notochaeta when extended. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender Pettibone (1963, 1976) does not state the genus gender as she usually did. It is feminine (chaeta is transliterated from a Greek feminine noun) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129719
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-10-27 21:18:11Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2016). Trochochaeta Levinsen, 1884. 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=129719 on 2016-12-06
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