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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice gracilis Moore, 1903 
AphiaID: 209820

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 editorEunicida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunicidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (name preoccupied)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice japonica Fauchald, 1992
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice Cuvier, 1817
Sources  original description Moore, J.P. 1903. Polychaeta from the coastal slope of Japan and from Kamchatka and Bering Sea. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, 55: 401-490., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30485#page/439/mode/1up [details]

status source Fauchald, K. 1992. A review of the genus Eunice (Eunicidae: Polychaeta) based upon type material. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 523: 1-422., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/6302 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NMNH 15724, locality Honshu Island (Albatross Sta 1903, off Omae Zaki, Honshu Island, Japan, mud, gravel, rock) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Hartman and Imajima (1964) considered this species as junior synonym of Eunice logicirrata Webster, 1884 (valid as Eunice websteri Fauchald, 1992). Fauchald (1992) did not accept the synonym and considered both species valid. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: AustraliaIndo-China, Indian Ocean, Mergui, Gulf of Mannar and Zanzibar(Fauvel,1953). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Nicidon is a subgenus according to Fauvel,1953. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Totomi Sea, Japan [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209820
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-08-02 10:59:24Z  created  Vermaercke, Sigrid
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-07-18 14:17:12Z  changed  Zanol, Joana
  
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  Citation: Zanol, J. (2014). Eunice gracilis Moore, 1903. 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=209820 on 2014-08-21
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