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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipolydora Blake, 1983 
AphiaID: 325688

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora abranchiata Hartman, 1953 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae Grube, 1850
Sources  original description Blake, J.A. 1983. Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV Antarctic Research Series, 39(3): 205-288., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/AR039p0205
page(s): 252 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipolydora abranchiata (Hartman, 1953)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipolydora vestalis Paterson & Gibson, 2003
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Probably a genus of specialist sponge borers reproducing by architomy to form colonies thereon (A. vestalis), although the type was not recorded as associated with a sponge (but see comments of Paterson & Gibson, 2003) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325688
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Date   action   by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-07-12 22:11:26Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Amphipolydora Blake, 1983. 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=325688 on 2014-08-30
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