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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaxypsamma Wolf, 1986 
AphiaID: 325019

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 editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholoidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaxypsamma uebelackerae Wolf, 1986 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholoidae Kinberg, 1858
Sources  original description Wolf, Paul S. 1986. A new genus and species of interstitial Sigalionidae and a report on the presence of venom glands in some scale-worm families (Annelida: Polychaeta). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99(1): 79-83.
page(s): 79 [details]

status source Pettibone, M. H. 1992. Contribution to the polychaete family Pholoidae Kinberg. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 532: 1-24., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/5683
page(s): 21 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaxypsamma uebelackerae Wolf, 1986
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "... derived from the Greek Metaxy, between, and psammos, sand, referring to the interstitial habitat of the type-species." Gender feminine. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Originally placed in Sigalionidae by Wolf (1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325019
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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
2010-10-20 00:20:00Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Metaxypsamma Wolf, 1986. 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=325019 on 2014-04-18
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