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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterope Claparède, 1870 
AphiaID: 325711

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodociformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterope (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorrea Quatrefages, 1850
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa candida Delle Chiaje, 1841 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopidae Ehlers, 1864
Source  original description Claparède, Édouard. (1870). Les annélides chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Supplément. Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève. 20(2): 365-542 [separate pagination at page top, continuous pagination at bottom]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18576#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 471-472 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterope candida (Delle Chiaje, 1841) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorrea candida (Delle Chiaje, 1841)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Je place, dans ce genre, les espèces dont les pieds n'ont point d'appendice cirriforme terminal, et dont la trompe est armée à l'extrémité de denticles durs (vraisemblablement calcaires)." (Claparède, 1870: 471-472).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Asterope is one of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleion in the Greek mythology.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325711
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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
2009-02-03 07:12:24Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-12-11 11:32:50Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Asterope Claparède, 1870. 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=325711 on 2016-05-25
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