WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida Moore, 1905

174506 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174506)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moore, J.P. (1905). New species of Polychaeta from the North Pacific, chiefly from Alaskan waters. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 57: 525-554, plates XXXIV-XXXVI., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26293556
page(s): 541 [details]   
Fauchald, K. (2008). Hololepida Moore, 1905. 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=174506 on 2017-11-24

Date
action
by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z
created
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2007-01-23 08:53:40Z
checked
2007-02-01 10:44:13Z
changed
2008-03-05 09:00:37Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

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original description Moore, J.P. (1905). New species of Polychaeta from the North Pacific, chiefly from Alaskan waters. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 57: 525-554, plates XXXIV-XXXVI., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26293556
page(s): 541 [details]   

basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Moore's diagnosis is short but he identifies three characters for his genus: "The body is much elongated; anteriorly elytra and dorsal cirri alternate in the usual manner, but in the middle and posterior region all segments bear elytra only; a large free nuchal plate overlaps the prostomium dorsally." [details]