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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder, 1971 
AphiaID: 196343

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 editorMacellicephalinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Subfamily
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephala McIntosh, 1885 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae Kinberg, 1856
Sources  original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1971).[use for POLYCHAETA] Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta 1-594. IN: Dahl, Maria and Peus, Fritz (Ed.). Vol. 58. Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meeresteile nach ihren Maermalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. Gustav Fischer Verlag. Jena. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 75; note: brief diagnosis, type genus Macellicephala McIntosh [details]

identification resource Pettibone, M.H. (1976). Revision of the genus Macellicephala McIntosh and the subfamily Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 229: 1-71., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.229 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustropolaria Neal, Barnich, Wiklund & Glover, 2012
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathycanadia Levenstein, 1981
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathycatalina Pettibone, 1976
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyedithya Levenstein, 1981
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyeliasona Pettibone, 1976
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathykermadeca Pettibone, 1976
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathykurila Pettibone, 1976
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathylevensteina Pettibone, 1976
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathymiranda Levenstein, 1981
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolaria Levenstein, 1981
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyvitiazia Pettibone, 1976
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephala McIntosh, 1885
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOligolepis Levinsen, 1887
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSinantenna Hartmann-Schröder, 1974
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis: "Eine unpaare Antenne oder auch diese fehlend; keine latteralen Antennen. Vordere Prostomium-ecken spitz oder breit gerundet. Selten Augen entwickelt." [An unpaired antenna or even antennae missing; no lateral antennae. Front prostomial corners pointed or broadly rounded. Rarely eyes developed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Pettibone (1976: 6) included the following seven genera in the subfamily: Bathycatalina, new genus, with one species; Bathyeliasona, new genus, with three species; Bathyfauvelia, new genus, with one species and one synonym; Bathykermadeca, new genus, with one species; Bathykurila, new genus, with one species; Bathyvitiazia, new genus, with one species; Macellicephala Mclntosh, with seven species.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196343
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Date   action   by
2006-01-04 12:34:08Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-02-01 10:44:13Z  changed  Barnich, Ruth
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2017-09-20 23:12:09Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2017). Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder, 1971. 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=196343 on 2017-09-22
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