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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacoceros indicus (Fauvel, 1928) 
AphiaID: 209864

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 editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacoceros (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacoceros indicus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacoceros Quatrefages, 1843
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecolepis indica Fauvel, 1928
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecolepis indica Fauvel, 1928 (misspelling of original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolelepis indica Fauvel, 1928 (superseded original combination)
Sources 
redescription Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta’: Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera Malacoceros, Scolelepis, Spio, Microspio, and Spiophanes. Zootaxa. 4019(1): 378-413., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 383-386, fig. 1 [details]

redescription Williams, J.D. (2007). New records and description of four new species of spionids (Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Philippines: the genera Dispio, Malacoceros, Polydora, and Scolelepis, with notes on palp ciliation patterns of the genus Scolelepis. Zootaxa. 1459: 1-35., available online at https://people.hofstra.edu/jason_d_williams/Publications/Williams2007%20copy.pdf
page(s): 10-13, figs. 6-7 [details]

redescription Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKrusadai Island [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mannar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Specimens 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Shallow water (Lizard Island, Australia; Bahamas; Puerto Rico); shallow subtidal, <5 m to 11-18 m (Philippines; Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica); shallow water to 159 m depth (Japan).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia (Queensland; New South Wales); New Caledonia; Philippines (Aklan province); Japan; India; SW Africa; Caribbean Sea; Chile; USA (Southern California; Massachusetts to Georgia); Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Sandy beaches, between seagrasses and mangroves, shallow sandy bottoms with Thalassia beds, and subtidal habitats with muddy sand or sand.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209864
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-26 11:57:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Malacoceros indicus (Fauvel, 1928). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209864 on 2016-08-27
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