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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone minuscula Hartman, 1953 
AphiaID: 174844

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 editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone minuscula (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone minuscula Hartman, 1953
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone miniscula Hartman, 1953 (lapsus calami)
Sources  original description Hartman, O. 1953. Non-pelagic polychaeta of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1901-1903. Further Zoological Results of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1901-1903, 4(11): 1-83.
page(s): 26-27, fig. 5a-f [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SMNH , locality South Georgia (South Georgia, Moraine Fjord (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -54.326º, long. -36.476º); 148 m, mud) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
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 75-148 m (South Georgia), and 12-40 m (Falkland Islands).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Antarctic Ocean: South Georgia and Falkland Islands.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet minuscula refers to the small size of the worm (3 mm long, 0.2 mm wide, 24-35 segments).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mud, muddy sediments with algae or stones, on shells and rocks, sand, sand with algae, and gravel.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Antarctic Ocean, South Georgia, Moraine Fjord (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -54.326º, long. -36.476º), 148 m depth. Moraine Fjord is a small basin 5 km long and 200 m deep, with an entrance blocked by a reef, with a sill 2-7 m deep separating it from Cumberland East Bay.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174844
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-08-21 15:27:10Z  changed  Sicinski, Jacek
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Exogone minuscula. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174844 on 2015-04-28
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