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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra punctata Peters, 1854 
AphiaID: 224016

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Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded as subspecies, renamed homonym as full species)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice petersi Fauchald, 1992
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra Peters, 1854
Source 
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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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Day (1957) placed E. punctata Peters as subspecies of E. afra Peters, but Fauchald (1992) gave E. punctata Peters a new name, E. petersi, as it is a junior secondary homonym to E. punctata (Risso), and treated it as valid at species rank. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
Habitat: rock (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224016
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-26 11:57:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-03-20 06:44:16Z  changed  Decock, Wim
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 punctata 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=224016 on 2014-07-30
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