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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus taylori 
AphiaID: 157487

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 editorChaetopteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus Potts, 1914
Sources  original description Potts, Frank A. 1914. Polychaeta from the N.E. Pacific: The Chaetopteridae. With an account of the phenomenon of asexual reproduction in Phyllochaetopterus and the description of two new species of Chaetopteridae from the Atlantic. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 67: 955-994., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31856337 [details]

redescription Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Chaetopteridae Malmgren, 1867. pages 223-251. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus taylori alipes Monro, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus alipes Monro, 1928
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
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 editorDistribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, western Canada [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157487
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Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Mesochaetopterus taylori. 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=157487 on 2014-08-30
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