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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus branchiatus Ehlers, 1908 
AphiaID: 130576

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 editorParaonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus branchiatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus Ehlers, 1908
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus Ehlers, 1908
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus branchiatus Ehlers, 1908
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrophorus lyriformis (Annenkova, 1934) (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaonis (Paraonides) lyriformis Annenkova, 1934 (superseded original combination)
Sources  original description Ehlers, Ernst. (1908). Die bodensässigen Anneliden aus den Sammlungen der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition. 1-168. IN: Chun, Carl (Ed.). Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer ''Valdivia'' 1898-1899. 16(1): 1-168, plates I-XXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18687
page(s): 124-126, plate XVII figs. 5-9 [details]

redescription Jirkov, I.A. 2001. [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Moskva, Yanus-K, 1-632 [details]

redescription Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Paraonidae Cerruti, 1909. pages 27-70. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]

redescription Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 423-424, fig. 9 l-o [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorムチヒメエラゴカイ  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJapanese Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [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 editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMB Vermes 4488, locality Agulhas Bank (Agulhas Bank, off south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean, F.S. Valdivia Sta. 107 (35°21'S, 20°22'E); 117 m, grey mud) [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
adult: deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelida Collection (93 records) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 117 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Agulhas Bank (off south coast of Cape Province). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet branchiatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'having branchiae' or 'having gills', and presumably refers to the presence of 25 pairs of branchiae on the type specimen of the genus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mud, at shelf depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Agulhas Bank, off south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (-35.35°, 20.3667°), 117 m, grey mud. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence; lower St. Lawrence estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130576
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: Bellan, G. (2017). Cirrophorus branchiatus Ehlers, 1908. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130576 on 2017-04-24
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