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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAparaonis abyssalis Hartman, 1965 
AphiaID: 326476

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 editorParaonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAparaonis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAparaonis abyssalis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAparaonis Hartman, 1965
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAparaonis Hartman, 1965
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAparaonis abyssalis Hartman, 1965
Sources  original description Hartman, Olga. (1965). Deep-water benthic polychaetous annelids off New England to Bermuda and other North Atlantic areas. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation. 28: 1-384., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/20299
page(s): 135-136, plate 25 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New England (USA) [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype LACM AHF, locality New England (USA) (abyssal plain between New England and Bermuda, NW Atlantic Ocean, R/V Atlantis Sta. JJ1 (37º27'N, 68º41'W); 4436 m) [details]
Feedingtype  adult: deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 4436 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution NW Atlantic, abyssal plain between New England and Bermuda. Known only from the type locality. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The species Aparaonis abyssalis Hartman, 1965 does not seem to belong to the family Paraonidae. It seems to be closer to the family Cirratulidae. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet abyssalis is a Latin adjective meaning 'of or pertaining to an abyss', and refers to the habitat of the species, the abyssal plain between New England and Bermuda, where it was collected at an abyssal depth of 4436 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Abyssal plain, soft sediment at 4436 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean off New England, abyssal plain between New England and Bermuda (37.45, -68.6833), 4436 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype deposited in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, USA. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326476
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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). Aparaonis abyssalis Hartman, 1965. 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=326476 on 2016-09-30
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