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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra Peters, 1854 
AphiaID: 209828

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice Cuvier, 1817
Sources  original description Peters, Wilhelm C. H. 1854. Über die Gattung Bdella, Savigny, (Limnatis, Moquin-Tandon) und die in Mossambique beobachteten Anneliden, wovon hier eine Mittheilung folgt [informal title in meeting report]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1854: 607-614 , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11068511
page(s): 611 [details] [full text]

source of synonymy 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]

source of synonymy Fauvel, P. 1930. [Untitled]. In: Pruvot, G.: Annélides Polychètes de Nouvelle-Caledonie recueillies par M. Francois, avec une introduction et des notes de Pierre Fauvel. Archives de zoologie expérimentale et générale, 70: 1-94. [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, O. 1956. Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145 [details]

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 Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra afra Peters, 1855
Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra paupera Grube

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra punctata Peters, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice petersi Fauchald, 1992
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription distribution:Pacific Ocean, Philippine Islands , Malaya Seas, Indian Ocean, Zanzibar, Madagascar, Red Sea(Fauvel, 1953). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209828
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Date   action   by
1998-07-15 06:27:44Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-02-12 06:14:08Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Eunice afra Peters, 1854. 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=209828 on 2014-12-25
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