WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaxionice Fauchald, 1972

325264  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325264)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaxionice artifex Fauchald, 1972 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fauchald, K. (1972). Benthic polychaetous annelids from deep water off western Mexico and adjacent areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology. 7: 1-575., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/6207
page(s): 318-319 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Paraxionice is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Paraxionice is composed by the prefix of Greek origin para-, meaning 'close to', and the name of the genus Axionice Malmgren, 1866, referring to its similarity with this genus: ''Paraxionice resembles Axionice Malmgren (1866) and Pista Malmgren (1866) in the structure of the branchiae and the shape of the body'' (Fauchald, 1972: 319).  [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2017). Paraxionice Fauchald, 1972. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325264 on 2017-12-16

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-09-22 21:25:12Z
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2017-03-05 23:16:57Z
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original description Fauchald, K. (1972). Benthic polychaetous annelids from deep water off western Mexico and adjacent areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology. 7: 1-575., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/6207
page(s): 318-319 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Paraxionice is composed by the prefix of Greek origin para-, meaning 'close to', and the name of the genus Axionice Malmgren, 1866, referring to its similarity with this genus: ''Paraxionice resembles Axionice Malmgren (1866) and Pista Malmgren (1866) in the structure of the branchiae and the shape of the body'' (Fauchald, 1972: 319).  [details]