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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos Day, 1954 
AphiaID: 324785

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 editorProscoloplos cygnochaetus Day, 1954 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1954. The Polychaeta of Tristan da Cunha. Results of the Norwegian Scientific Expedition to Tristan da Cunha, 1937-1938, No. 29: 1-35. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos bondi Kelaher & Rouse, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos confusus Hartmann-Schröder, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos cygnochaetus Day, 1954
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Small Orbiniidae with rounded prostomium, lacking obvious eyes. Postchaetal lobes present in both noto- and neuropodia. Branchiae start from chaetiger 6 or posterior. Notochaetae camerate capillaries only. Distinctive ‘‘swan-shaped’’ hooks in neuropodial position, starting from chaetiger 6 or posterior. Camerate capillaries also present in neuropodia. Aciculae absent. Pygidium with four tapered cirri. Nuchal organs and lateral organs present. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324785
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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
2013-01-12 07:07:54Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Proscoloplos Day, 1954. 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=324785 on 2014-07-31
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