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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmastigos caperatus Ewing & Dauer, 1981 
AphiaID: 157156

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 editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmastigos (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmastigos Piltz, 1977
Sources  original description Ewing, R. Michael and Dauer, Daniel M. 1981. A new species of Amastigos (Polychaeta: Capitellidae) from the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast of the United States with notes on the Capitellidae of the Chesapeake Bay. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 94(1): 163-168., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107604#page/185/mode/1up
page(s): 163-166, fig. 1 [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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 61107, locality Chesapeake Bay (Chesapeake Bay; in clean medium sand. ) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Lower Chesapeake Bay; Atlantic Ocean, from Charleston, South Carolina to Broad Sound, Massachusetts.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Occurs primarily in subtidal clean, fine to medium sands.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name refers to the wrinkled appearance of the notopodial hoods, particularly in the abdomen. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Cheasapeake Bay [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157156
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-10-03 13:35:44Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Amastigos caperatus Ewing & Dauer, 1981. 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=157156 on 2014-07-31
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