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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoaricia Blake, 2000 
AphiaID: 325906

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 editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoariciinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoaricia dendrobranchiata Blake, 2000 (type by original designation)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoariciinae Blake, 2000
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoariciinae Blake, 2000
Sources  original description Blake, J.A. 2000. A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 41(4): 435-450.
page(s): 439-440 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoaricia dendrobranchiata Blake, 2000
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of Hippolytes, and the generic name of the junior synonym of Orbinia[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325906
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-01-13 02:59:21Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Methanoaricia Blake, 2000. 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=325906 on 2014-09-23
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