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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharyngeovalvata Day, 1951 
AphiaID: 325054

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 editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontosyllis Claparède, 1863
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharyngeovalvata natalensis Day, 1951
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae Grube, 1850
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1951. The Polychaete Fauna of South Africa. Part I. The intertidal and estuarine Polychaeta of Natal and Mosambique. Annals of the Natal Museum, 12(1): 1-67., available online at http://content.ajarchive.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/03040798&CISOPTR=905&REC=12
page(s): 26 [details]

source of synonymy San Martín G. and Hutchings P.A.. 2006. Eusyllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia with the description of a new genus and fifteen new species. Records of the Australian Museum. 58. 257-370., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.58.2006.1466#sthash.3wOcvMrD.dpuf
page(s): 281-282 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharyngeovalvata natalensis Day, 1951 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontosyllis ctenostoma Claparède, 1868
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Palps not fused, an occipital flap present, tentacles and dorsal cirri indistinctly moniliform, ventral cirri ovoid. Pharynx without teeth, but with a valve formed by the posterior end of a dorsal ridge meeting two inwardly projecting ventro-lateral ridges.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus, Pharyngeovalvata makes reference to the presence of a valve in the pharynx, formed by the posterior end of a dorsal ridge meeting two inwardly projecting ventro-lateral ridges.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy San Martín & Hutchings (2006) synonymized Pharyngeovalvata Day, 1951 with Odontosyllis Claparède, 1868, after examining one paratype of Pharyngeovalvata natalensis Day, 1951 (NHM 1961.16.16-17), type species of the genus, and considering it to be identical with Odontosyllis ctenostoma Claparède, 1868.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325054
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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
2014-04-28 08:35:10Z  changed  Gil, João
2014-09-07 22:41:34Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Pharyngeovalvata Day, 1951. 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=325054 on 2014-09-18
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