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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: 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
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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. (2014). Kuwaita Mohammad, 1973. 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=324719 on 2014-12-29
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