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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitancyra Hutchings, 1977 
AphiaID: 325256

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitancyra (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycirrus Grube, 1850
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitancyra octoseta Hutchings, 1977 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycirrinae Malmgren, 1867
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitancyra Hutchings, 1977
Sources  original description Hutchings, P. (1977). Terebelliform Polychaeta of the families Ampharetidae, Terebellidae and Trichobranchidae from Australia, chiefly from Moreton Bay, Queensland. Records of the Australian Museum. 31(1): 1-38., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.31.1977.232
page(s): 9-10 [details]

source of synonymy Hutchings, P.A.; Glasby, C.J. (1986). The Polycirrinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. 38(6): 319-350., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.38.1986.185
page(s): 330, 339 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitancyra octoseta Hutchings, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycirrus octosetus (Hutchings, 1977)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Tentacular lobe, long and expanded. Thoracic notosetae, 8 pairs with frayed tips, beginning on segment 2. Gills absent. Uncini long-handled hooks, restricted to abdomen, borne on elevated tori. Ventral pads absent." (Hutchings, 1977: 9) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. Unknown.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325256
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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
2011-09-20 01:59:56Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2014-11-01 17:55:15Z  changed  Fernández-Rodríguez, Vanessa
2014-11-02 19:13:26Z  changed  Fernández-Rodríguez, Vanessa
2016-01-23 21:54:27Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Fernández-Rodríguez, V.; Read, G. (2015). Litancyra. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325256 on 2016-10-01
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