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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida Moore, 1905 
AphiaID: 174506

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae Kinberg, 1856
Sources  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, Philadelphia, 57, 525-554., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26293556
page(s): 541 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida japonica Imajima, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida magna Moore, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida oculata Hartman, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida veleronis Hartman, 1939

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHololepida australis Monro, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlentia australis (Monro, 1936)
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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174506
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Date   action   by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2007-01-23 08:53:40Z  checked  Barnich, Ruth
2007-02-01 10:44:13Z  changed  Barnich, Ruth
2008-03-05 09:00:37Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Fauchald, K. (2014). Hololepida Moore, 1905. 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=174506 on 2014-12-19
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