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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus trisectus Banse, 1969 
AphiaID: 326217

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratuliformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus trisectus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus Grube, 1873
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus trisectus Banse, 1969
Sources  original description Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2607-2608, fig. 5 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New Zealand [details]
From other sources
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1907.5.1.41, locality New Zealand (Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, type locality undefined, one of several localities: Portobello (South Island, approx. geocoordinates lat. -45.839º, long. 170.65º), Auckland Harbour (North Island, approx. geocoordinates lat. -36.842º, long. 174.749º), or Takapuna (North Island, approx. geocoordinates lat. -36.782º, long. 174.777º); free-living under stones, and in twisted masses in intertidal beaches) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Holotype at NHMUK 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southwest Pacific Ocean: New Zealand (North and South Island).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet trisectus, is composed by the Latin prefix tri-, meaning 'three', and the Latin participle sectus, meaning 'divided', and refers to the three body sections suggested by the change of hooks, being compound in the anterior and posterior part of the body, and simple from segment 13 through segment 41.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Free-living under stones, and in twisted masses in intertidal beaches.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, type locality undefined, being one of several localities: Portobello (South Island, approx. geocoordinates lat. -45.839º, long. 170.65º), Auckland Harbour (North Island, approx. geocoordinates lat. -36.842º, long. 174.749º), or Takapuna (North Island, approx. geocoordinates lat. -36.782º, long. 174.777º).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype (NHUK 1907.5.1.41) deposited at The Natural History Museum, London (UK).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326217
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Acrocirrus trisectus Banse, 1969. 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=326217 on 2016-05-27
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