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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora colonia Moore, 1907 
AphiaID: 131142

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 editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora colonia (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora Bosc, 1802
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora colonia Moore, 1907
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora ancistrata Jones, 1962 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hoplura inhaca Day, 1957 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Moore, J.P. (1907). Descriptions of new species of spioniform annelids. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 59: 195-207, plates XV-XVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/79427#page/203/mode/1up [details]

redescription David, Andrew A.; Williams, Jason D. 2012. Morphology and natural history of the cryptogenic sponge associate Polydora colonia Moore, 1907 (Polychaeta: Spionidae). Journal of Natural History 46(23-24): 1509-1528, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2012.679323
page(s): 1512 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Inhaca Island [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Jamaican Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Massachusetts [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Alboran Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpanish part of the Alboran Sea (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 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 editorSpecimen Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131142
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 (2015). Polydora colonia. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131142 on 2015-08-02
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