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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis Blake, 1983 
AphiaID: 174825

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 editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae Grube, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis Blake, 1983
Sources  original description Blake, J.A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV Antarctic Research Series. 39(3): 205-288., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 242 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis dubia (Monro, 1930)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis occipitalis Blake, 1996
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name Pygospiopsis is formed by the name of the genus Pygospio Claparède, 1863, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -opsis, meaning 'aspect' or 'appearance' and used in taxonomy to express 'resembling in appearance', and refers to the similairy between the two genera.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174825
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Date   action   by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-09-28 06:51:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-03-29 21:02:21Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2016). Pygospiopsis. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174825 on 2016-06-29
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