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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidasthenia elegans (Grube, 1840) 
AphiaID: 130796

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 editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidastheniinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidasthenia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidasthenia Malmgren, 1867
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidasthenia affinis Horst, 1917 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoe blainvillei Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoe elegans Grube, 1840 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoe lamprophthalma Marenzeller, 1874 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Treadwell, Aaron L. 1941. Eastern Pacific expeditions of the New York Zoological Society. 23. Polychaetous annelids from the west coast of Mexico and Central America. Zoologica, New York, 26: 17-24. [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, O. 1956. Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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 editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (42 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
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
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130796
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2007-01-23 08:53:40Z  checked  Barnich, Ruth
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Fauchald, K. (2014). Lepidasthenia elegans (Grube, 1840). 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=130796 on 2014-09-17
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