WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagomacellicephala Pettibone, 1985

Pelagomacellicephala iliffei Pettibone, 1985 (Polychaeta: Polynoida) from an anchialine cave in the Exuma Cays.
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324976

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324976

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagomacellicephala iliffei Pettibone, 1985 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pettibone, Marian H. (1985). Polychaete worms from a cave in the Bahamas and from experimental wood panels in deep water of the North Atlantic (Polynoidae, Macellicephalinae, Harmothoinae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 98(1): 127-149., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34648400 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Pelago, from pelagos, Greek, sea,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Pelago, from pelagos, Greek, sea, plus macellicephala, indicating the close relationship of this sea worm to the type-genus of the subfamily. Gender: feminine. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2017). Pelagomacellicephala Pettibone, 1985. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324976 on 2017-11-19

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
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2017-01-07 01:40:47Z
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original description Pettibone, Marian H. (1985). Polychaete worms from a cave in the Bahamas and from experimental wood panels in deep water of the North Atlantic (Polynoidae, Macellicephalinae, Harmothoinae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 98(1): 127-149., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34648400 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Pelago, from pelagos, Greek, sea, plus macellicephala, indicating the close relationship of this sea worm to the type-genus of the subfamily. Gender: feminine. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender author: femimine [details]
 



Pelagomacellicephala iliffei Pettibone, 1985 (Polychaeta: Polynoida) from an anchialine cave in the Exuma Cays.
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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