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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalmus aberrans (Webster & Benedict, 1887) 
AphiaID: 130168

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 editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalminae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalmus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalmus Mecznikow, 1865
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalmus sczelkowii cantabrica Rioja, 1925 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodarke aberrans Webster & Benedict, 1887 (superseded original combination)
Sources 
redescription Riser, Nathan W. 2000. Podarke aberrans Webster & Benedict, 1887 - resolution, with descriptions of two new species in the genus Microphthalmus (Annelida: Polychaeta). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113(2): 514-525., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35460342
page(s): 515 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [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]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone (doubtful[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype Designated by Riser (2000:515) as "USNM ( 44 7), slide 502, labeled " Podarke aberrans adult fragments" (two fragments; one of three setigers from the female region of the body, and one of four setigers and anal lamella). [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130168
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-11-07 21:18:31Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Microphthalmus aberrans (Webster & Benedict, 1887). 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=130168 on 2014-09-30
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