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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita Mohammad, 1973 
AphiaID: 324719

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 editorLumbrineridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita magna Mohammad, 1973 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbrineridae Schmarda, 1861
Sources  original description Mohammad, Murad-B.M. (1973). New species and records of polychaete annelids from Kuwait, Arabian Gulf. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 52(1): 23-44., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1973.tb01876.x
page(s): 34 [details]

identification resource Arias, Andrés; Carrera-Parra, Luis F. (2014). First record of the genus Kuwaita (Annelida: Lumbrineridae) in Europe with the description of a new species and new ultramorphological data for the genus. Zootaxa. 3887(1): 68-78., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3887.1.4
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita dolicognatha (Rioja, 1941)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita hanneloreae Arias & Carrera-Parrara, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita heteropoda (Marenzeller, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita magna Mohammad, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuwaita papillifera (Fauvel, 1918)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324719
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-11-24 03:20:44Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Kuwaita. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324719 on 2016-08-26
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