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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone furcifera Eliason, 1962 
AphiaID: 131300

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 editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Parexogone) longicirris (Webster & Benedict, 1844)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Sources  original description Eliason, A. 1962. Die Polychaeten der Skagerak-Expedition 1933. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala, 33: 207-293.
page(s): 243-246, fig. 11 [details]

source of synonymy Helgason GV, Gardarsson A, Svavarsson J, Adalsteinsdottir K & Gudmundsson H (1990) Polychaetes new to the Icelandic fauna, with remarks on some previously recorded species. Sarsia 75:203-212
page(s): 207-209, fig. 4 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMUU 195a, locality Skagerrak (Norway, Flekkefjord (58º12.6'N, 6º42'E); grey mud; 235 m) [details]
Links 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 ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 235-681 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Skagerrak.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet furcifera (Latin, having a fork), makes reference to the distal end of the dorsal simple chaetae, which has the appearance of being forked. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mud.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Skagerrak, Norway, Flekkefjord (58º12.6'N, 6º42'E).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131300
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z  checked  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Exogone furcifera Eliason, 1962. 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=131300 on 2014-08-02
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