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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRiftia Jones, 1981 
AphiaID: 324628

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 editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiboglinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRiftia pachyptila Jones, 1981 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiboglinidae Caullery, 1914
Sources  original description Jones, Meredith L. 1981. Riftia pachyptila, new genus, new species, the vestimentiferan worm from the Gal├ípagos Rift geothermal vents (Pogonophora). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1295-1313. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRiftia pachyptila Jones, 1981
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324628
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Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-07-07 11:05:14Z  changed  Nealova, Lenka
  
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  Citation: Nealova, L. (2014). Riftia Jones, 1981. 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=324628 on 2014-10-23
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