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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia Hartman, 1971 
AphiaID: 324776

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 editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia profunda Hartman, 1971 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleya [auct. misspelling] (lapsus)
Sources  original description Hartman, O. 1971. Abyssal polychaetous annelids from the Mozambique Basin off southeast Africa, with a compendium of abyssal polychaetous annelids from world-wide areas. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 28(10): 1407-1428., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f71-219
page(s): 1409 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia profunda Hartman, 1971
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Orbiniinae with pointed prostomium, abdominal branchiae and all thoracic setae crenulated capillaries. Twelve thoracic segments; transition from thorax to abdomen abrupt. Abdominal notopodia with crenulated capillaries and furcate setae; abdominal neuropodia with crenulated capillaries and acicular spines.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "It is a pleasure to name the genus for Dr Cyril Berkeley, who has had a long, distinguished career concerned with polychaetous annelids, particularly with those from the Pacific area" (Hartman, 1971: 1411). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324776
Taxonomic
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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
2013-01-11 00:49:33Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Berkeleyia Hartman, 1971. 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=324776 on 2014-10-22
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