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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa simplex Crossland, 1903 
AphiaID: 209835

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 editorMarphysa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym, junior secondary homonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa teretiuscula (Schmarda, 1861)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa Quatrefages, 1865
Sources  original description Crossland, Cyril 1903. On the marine fauna of Zanzibar and British East Africa, from collections made by Cyril Crossland in the years 1901 and 1902. - Polychaeta. Part II. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 2: 129-144, plates XIV-XV., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/98617#page/187/mode/1up [details]

source of synonymy Glasby, Chris J.; Hutchings Pat, A. (2010). A new species of Marphysa Quatrefages, 1865 (Polychaeta: Eunicida: Eunicidae) from northern Australia and a review of similar taxa from the Indo-west Pacific, including the genus Nauphanta Kinberg, 1865. Zootaxa 2352: 29–45. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/z02352p045f.pdf [details]

source of synonymy Day, J.H. 1967. A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Volume British Museum (Natural History) Publication 656. 1-878. British Museum (Natural History). London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]

source of synonymy Fauchald, K. 1987. Redescription of the genus Nauphanta Kinberg, 1865 (Polychaeta: Eunicidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 100(2): 375-380. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Zanzibar, eastern Africa [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209835
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-25 11:57:08Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-25 08:16:00Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2010-05-12 05:44:10Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Marphysa simplex Crossland, 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=209835 on 2014-08-21
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