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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimia medusa (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818) 
AphiaID: 131499

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 editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimia Malmgren, 1865
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebella medusa Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 (superseded original combination)
Sources 
redescription Hutchings, Patricia A. and Glasby, C.J. 1995. Description of the widely reported terebellid polychaetes Loimia medusa (Savigny) and Amphitrite rubra (Risso). Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut 92: 149-154.
page(s): 149 [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimia medusa angustescutata Willey, 1905
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimia medusa annulifilis (Grube, 1871)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Turkey
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTurkey (introduced: origin uncertain[details]
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrinidad and Tobago [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (57 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 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
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype Hutchings & Glasby could not find a type and erected a neotype (LACM-AHF Poly 1656) collected from the Upper Persian Gulf. This is not from the known type locality of the Red Sea. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Turkey (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution distribution: Pacific Ocean, California, Japan, Indo-China, Persian Gulf, red Sea, Atlantic ocean(Fauvel,1953); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131499
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-25 08:16:00Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2010-09-01 23:41:23Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Loimia medusa (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818). 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=131499 on 2014-08-30
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