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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus purpureus Potts, 1910 
AphiaID: 209665

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 editorLepidonotinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus Leach, 1816
Sources  original description Potts, F.A. 1910. Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean. Pt. 2. The Palmyridae, Aphroditidae, Polynoidae, Acoetidae and Sigalionidae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Ser. 2, 16: 325-353., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55291#page/375/mode/1up [details]

source of synonymy Knox, G. A. 1960. Biological Results of the Chatham Islands 1954 Expedition. Part 3. Polychaeta errantia. New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin, 139(3): 77-143. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Zanzibar [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209665
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-26 11:57:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-07-17 10:41:03Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Fauchald, K. (2014). Lepidonotus purpureus Potts, 1910. 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=209665 on 2014-10-31
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