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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera oxycephala Ehlers, 1887 
AphiaID: 130126

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 editorGlyceriformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyceridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera oxycephala (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera Savigny, 1818
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera verdescens Chamberlin, 1919 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Ehlers, Ernst. (1887). Reports on the results of dredging, under the direction of L. F. Pourtalès, during the years 1868-1870, and of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78), and in the Caribbean Sea (1878-79), in the U.S. Coast Survey steamer "Blake", Lieut-Com. C. D. Sigsbee, U.S.N. and Commander J. R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXXI. Report on the Annelids. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 15: vi & 335 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96641#page/7/mode/1up [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Southern California [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBretagne Sud [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDieppe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ , locality Barbados (Caribbean Sea) [details]

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Feedingtypes  detritus feeder [details]
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In gravel at a depth of between 10-150 m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification This species has often been mistaken for G. gigantea Quatrefages, 1865 an G. capitata Oersted, 1843. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130126
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Glycera oxycephala. 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=130126 on 2014-11-26
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