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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus antarcticus Ashworth, 1915 
AphiaID: 174652

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 editorScalibregmatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus Grube, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumenia oculata Gravier, 1911 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Ashworth, James Hartley 1915. On a new species of Sclerocheilus, with a revision of the genus. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 50(2): 405-422., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/130557#page/497/mode/1up
page(s): 405-410, 415-418, 421, text-figs. 1-2, 4, plate 37 figs. 1-6 [details]

status source Hartman, O. (1976). Polychaeta from the Weddell Sea quadrant, Antarctica. Biology of the Antarctic Seas VI. 125-223., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/ar026p0125
page(s): 181 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Petermann Island [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype , locality South Orkney Islands (Scotia Bay; stony bottom) [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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water, own to about 20 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Antarctica: Scotia Bay (South Orkneys) and Petermann Island, off Graham Land.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to the type locality of the species, Antarctica.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Antarctic Ocean, South Orkney Islands, Scotia Bay, 10 fathoms deep (about 18 meters).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype reported to be originally deposited at the Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory, Edinburgh. Paratype deposited at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174652
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Sclerocheilus antarcticus. 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=174652 on 2014-09-15
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