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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos Green, 2002 
AphiaID: 325984

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 accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos reishi Green, 2002
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae Grube, 1862
Sources  original description Green, Karen D. 2002. Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Andaman Sea. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication, 24:249-343
page(s): 326-327 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos reishi Green, 2002
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Thorax with asetous peristomium and 11 setigers with capillary setae in both rami. Abdomen with four or more setigers with capillary setae in notopodia and hooded hooks in neuropodia; remaining abdominal setigers with hooded hooks in both rami. Abdominal hooded hooks subequal with longer notohooks than neurohooks.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus refers to the several abdominal setigers with capillary setae.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325984
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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
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Polymastigos Green, 2002. 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=325984 on 2014-04-18
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