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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmythas Benham, 1921 
AphiaID: 172861

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 editorAmpharetidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmythas membranifera Benham, 1921 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetinae Malmgren, 1866
Sources  original description Benham, W.B. 1921. Polychaeta. Scientific Reports Australian Antarctic Expedition Zoology and Botany, Ser. c, 6(3): 1-128., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16201
page(s): 102 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmythas membranifera Benham, 1921

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmythas lutzi [auct.] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmathys lutzi Desbruyères & Laubier, 1996 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphisamytha lutzi (Desbruyères & Laubier, 1996)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham stated that the name is formed by transfer of the initial "S" of Samytha to the end. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172861
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Date   action   by
2005-07-13 08:37:11Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-09-05 08:30:55Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-02-05 00:01:51Z  changed  Reuscher, Michael
2013-05-10 01:25:44Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2013-06-27 02:35:18Z  changed  Reuscher, Michael
  
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  Citation: Reuscher, M.; Read, G. (2014). Amythas Benham, 1921. 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=172861 on 2014-08-29
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