WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocapitella Brown, 1987

324661  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324661)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocapitella pettiboneae Brown, 1987 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Brown, Betsy. (1987). A new genus and species of Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Atlantic coast of the United States. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington. 7: 56-61.
page(s): 56 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Author: "named to denote capitellids with...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Author: "named to denote capitellids with eight thoracic setigers bearing capillary setae" [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Octocapitella Brown, 1987. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324661 on 2017-12-12

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-07-12 23:38:02Z
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2015-11-15 03:01:31Z
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2015-11-15 20:28:29Z
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2016-05-10 18:59:21Z
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original description Brown, Betsy. (1987). A new genus and species of Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Atlantic coast of the United States. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington. 7: 56-61.
page(s): 56 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Author: "Thorax with 9 segments, consisting of achaetous peristomium and 8 segments bearing capillary setae in both rami. Abdomen with neuropodial and notopodial hooks. Branchiae and obvious nephridial papillae absent."
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Author: "named to denote capitellids with eight thoracic setigers bearing capillary setae" [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender feminine [details]