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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiremis Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973 
AphiaID: 325247

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 editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycirrinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiremis blandi Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycirrinae Malmgren, 1867
Sources  original description Polloni, P. T.; Rowe, G. T.; Teal, J. M. (1973). Biremis blandi (Polychaeta: Terebellidae), new genus, new species, caught by D.S.R.V. "Alvin" in the Tongue of the Ocean, New Providence, Bahamas. Marine Biology. 20(2): 170-175., available online at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00351456
page(s): 170 [details]

status source Londoño-Mesa, M.H. 2009. Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region. Zootaxa 2320: 1-93, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02320p093f.pdf
page(s): 13 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiremis blandi Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo AnimalsAndEarth (David Shale) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Londoño-Mesa (2009) "Tentacular membrane enlarged; eyespots absent; ventral shields absent, but two longitudinal muscular ventral ridges separated by midventral groove; thoracic and abdominal notopodia and thoracic neuropodia absent; abdominal neuropodia bilobed; uncini avicular, in single rows." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "Biremis (Latin: a ship with two banks of oars) recognizes the swimming capability of the terebellid, with its segmental pairs of bilobed uncinigerous pinnules."  [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Biremis blandi live  (2014 by Nautilus live / Ocean Exploration Trust)
Biremis blandi live (...
[image from typetaxon]
Biremis blandi live (2014, Nautilus live / Ocean Exploration Trust)
Biremis blandi live (2...
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325247
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-09-18 23:08:58Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Biremis Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973. 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=325247 on 2014-09-24
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