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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironotus Costa, 1861 
AphiaID: 325176

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironotus (Genus)
Status taxon inquirendum (disused name, with type species unidentifiable)
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironotus hexadactylus Costa, 1861 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae Grube, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironotus Costa, 1861
Sources  original description Costa, O. G. (1861). Microdoride mediterranea; o, Descrizione de poco ben conosciuti od affatto ignoti viventi minuti e micoscropici del Meditterraneo, pel professore O. G. Costa. Tomo primo. Con tredici tavole. i-xviii, 1-80. Stamperia dell'Iride, Napoli., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47094 [details]

status source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 376; note: placed as doubtfully Polydora [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironotus hexadactylus Costa, 1861 (taxon inquirendum, name unused since original description)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus disused name, perhaps belonging to the Polydora-group (the body figure, a ventral view, looks like a Polydora-group species, except the enlarged chaetae, also well-figured, are on the 7th, or possibly 8th chaetiger) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325176
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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
2015-07-17 09:47:47Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2016-10-31 22:13:04Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Cheironotus Costa, 1861. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325176 on 2016-12-07
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