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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla Stephenson, 1908 
AphiaID: 325893

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 editorCapitella Blainville, 1828
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae Grube, 1862
Sources  original description Stephenson, J. 1908. The Fauna of brackish ponds at Port Canning, Lower Bengal. Part VIII. Preliminary description of an oligochaete worm of uncertain position. Records of the Indian Museum, 2: 39-42., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/109280#page/81/mode/1up
page(s): 39-42 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Genus named Matla after the native name of Port Canning (West Bengal, India), where the type species of the genus was found. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325893
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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 23:38:02Z  changed  Gil, João
2014-03-03 23:45:02Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Matla Stephenson, 1908. 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=325893 on 2014-04-17
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