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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaploscoloplos abranchiata Hartman, 1967 
AphiaID: 173943

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 editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaploscoloplos (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaploscoloplos abranchiata (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos abranchiatus (Hartman, 1967)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaploscoloplos Monro, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodamas Kinberg, 1866
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaploscoloplos abranchiata Hartman, 1967
Sources  original description Hartman, O. 1967. Polychaetous annelids collected by the USNS Eltanin and Staten Island cruises, chiefly from Antarctic Seas. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology, 2: 1-387.
page(s): 103-104 [details]

new combination reference Mackie, Andrew S. Y. 1987. A review of species currently assigned to the genus Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977 (Polychaeta: Orbiniidae), with descriptions of species newly referred to Scoloplos Blainville, 1828. Sarsia, 72: 1-28. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 20 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Cape Horn [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 55531, locality Yaghan Basin (off Cape Horn, Yaghan Basin, South Atlantic Ocean (56°02'S, 61°56'W to 56°01'S, 61°55'W); about 4008 m) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelida Collection (1 record) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelida Collection (Holotype USNM 55531) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1437-4008 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Atlantic Ocean: off Cape Horn (Yaghan Basin); off Falkland Islands; South Shetland Islands. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not explicitly stated. The specific epithet abranchiata (masculine: abranchiatus) is a New Latin adjective composed by the Latin prefix a-, meaning 'absence of', and the Latin adjective branchiatus, meaning 'having gills', and refers to the lack of branchiae in the species: "Branchiae are absent. [...] H. abranchiata differs from other species of the genus in lacking branchiae" (Hartman, 1965: 103-104). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Type of sediment not stated, at bathyal and abyssal depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 55531). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Cape Horn, Yaghan Basin, South Atlantic Ocean (-56.0333°, -61.9333° to -56.0167°, -61.9167°). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:173943
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-13 08:37:11Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-10-31 21:45:48Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2017). Haploscoloplos abranchiata Hartman, 1967. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=173943 on 2017-06-26
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