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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAreniella Verrill, 1874 
AphiaID: 325704

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 editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteromastus Eisig, 1887
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae Grube, 1862
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. 1874. Explorations of Casco Bay by the U.S. Fish. Commission, in 1873. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 22: 340-395., available online at http://archive.org/stream/proceedingsamer11sciegoog#page/n594/mode/2up
page(s): 386 [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, O. 1947. Polychaetous annelids. Part VII. Capitellidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 10(4/5): 391-481., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26531#page/407/mode/1up
page(s): 427 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAreniella filiformis Verrill, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteromastus filiformis (Claparède, 1864)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Head acute, conical, mouth beneath. Body terete, composed of numerous similar segments, without any marked division into distinct regions. The upper fascicles on all the segments contain slender, acute, bent setae, usually mingled with some of different forms anteriorly. The lower fascicles contain shorter, mostly simple setae anteriorly, and bidentate uncini farther back.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy The species Areniella filiformis Verrill, 1874, the type species of the genus, was considered by Hartman (1947: 427) as being a junior synonym of Heteromastus filiformis (Claparède, 1864). For this reason, the genus Areniella is considered to be a junior synonym of Heteromastus.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Casco Bay (Gulf of Maine), twenty to forty fathoms, mud.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325704
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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
2013-07-12 16:58:09Z  changed  Gil, João
2013-10-06 23:54:30Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Areniella Verrill, 1874. 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=325704 on 2014-09-02
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