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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 325717

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybranchus Grube, 1850
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae Grube, 1862
Sources  original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 59 [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Augener, H. (1918). Polychaeta. Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas. 2(2): 67-625, plates II-VII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7172671#page/79/mode/1up
page(s): 474-475 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex craspidochaetus Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybranchus bipartitus (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex oligobranchus Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybranchus bipartitus (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex sphaerochaetus Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybranchus bipartitus (Schmarda, 1861)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Branchoscolex means branchiated worm, from the Greek vránchia branchiae, and skolex, worm. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325717
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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
2013-10-09 23:10:00Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2013). Branchoscolex Schmarda, 1861. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325717 on 2017-10-19
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