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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphitrite vesiculosa Montagu, 1815 
AphiaID: 155022

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 editorAmphitrite (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma vesiculosum (Montagu, 1815)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma Johansson, 1926
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphitrite O.F. Müller, 1771
Sources  original description Montagu, George 1815. Descriptions of several new or rare animals principally marine, found on the south coast of Devonshire. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 11: 1-26, plates I-V., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/13721#page/10/mode/1up [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga 1959. Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628 pp. [details]

source of synonymy Johansson, Karl Erik 1927. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Polychaeten-Familien Hermellidae Sabellidae und Serpulidae. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala, 11: 1-184. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype NMW NMW.Z1995.024 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype Type of Megalomma. Knight-Jones (1997:414) designates a neotype but it is not clear why this is necessary. She gives no comment on the information known about the holotype. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Neotype: St Anthony, Devon, UK, 50 9' 0" N 5 0' 0" W, (50.15, -5), low tide [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155022
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-22 07:56:35Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-10-05 02:49:14Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Amphitrite vesiculosa Montagu, 1815. 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=155022 on 2014-09-23
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