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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais variabilis Potts, 1910 
AphiaID: 220414

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 editorSigalionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym in part)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFimbriosthenelais longipinnis (Grube, 1870)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais Kinberg, 1856
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 Pettibone, M.H. (1971). Partial revision of the genus Sthenelais Kinberg (Polychaeta: Sigalionidae) with diagnoses of two new genera. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 109: 1-40. [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais variabilis colorata Hartman, 1939
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais variabilis hirsuta Potts, 1910

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais variabilis colorata Monro, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais colorata Monro, 1924
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais variabilis glabra Potts, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFimbriosthenelais longipinnis (Grube, 1870)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]

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

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Maldive Archipelago, Zanzibar [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy according to Pettibone (1971) part of Sthenelais variabilis Potts, 1910 is synonym to Fimbriosthenelais longipinnis (Grube, 1870 and part is synonym to F. hirsuta (Potts, 1910). (R. Barnich) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220414
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Date   action   by
2000-08-01 14:04:56Z  created  Vermaercke, Sigrid
2005-06-10 19:57:34Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-01-25 09:20:00Z  changed  Barnich, Ruth
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Fauchald, K. (2014). Sthenelais variabilis 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=220414 on 2014-09-17
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