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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthoscolex Horst, 1912 
AphiaID: 324634

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 editorAmphinomida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphinomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphinominae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthoscolex (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthoscolex coecus Horst, 1912 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphinominae Lamarck, 1818
Sources  original description Horst, R. (1912). Polychaeta errantia of the Siboga Expedition. Part 1, Amphinomidae. Siboga-Expeditie Uitkomsten op Zoologisch, Bonatisch, Oceanographisch en Geologisch gebied verzameld in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië 1899-1900. 24a: 1-43, 10 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18859#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 38 [details]

status source Borda, Elizabeth; Yáñez-Rivera, Beatriz; Ochoa, Gabriela M.; Kudenov, Jerry D.; Sanchez-Ortiz, Carlos; Schulze, Anja; Rouse, Greg W. (2015). Revamping Amphinomidae (Annelida: Amphinomida), with the inclusion of Notopygos. Zoologica Scripta. 44(3): 324-333., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/zsc.12099
page(s): 330; note: provisional inclusion in Amphinominae until further study [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthoscolex coecus Horst, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthoscolex cubanus Hartman, 1942
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324634
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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
2015-05-21 04:42:11Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2015-11-22 23:08:05Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Benthoscolex Horst, 1912. 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=324634 on 2016-12-08
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