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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa Støp-Bowitz, 1991 
AphiaID: 324796

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 editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodociformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1991 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopidae Ehlers, 1864
Sources  original description Støp-Bowitz, C. (1991). Some new or rare species of pelagic polychaetes from the Gulf of Guinea. Ophelia Supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta). 261-270.
page(s): 266 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1991
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Prostomium not protruding beyond eyes; 5 antennae, the median one reduced to a crest; 2 globular eyes. Proboscis short, cylindrical, with 2 cirriform lateral papillae. Three pairs of tentacular cirri. No rudimentary parapodia. Parapodia without terminal appendage, with projecting acicula. Dorsal cirri reniform, ventral cirri lanceolate. Segmental glands small, setae capillary, simple." (Støp-Bowitz, 1991: 266).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name Pseudalciopa is composed by the Greek prefix pseud(o), meaning 'false' or 'spurious', and the generic name Alciopa Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324796
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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
2015-12-10 21:50:45Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Pseudalciopa Støp-Bowitz, 1991. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324796 on 2016-12-08
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