WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita defendens Chamberlin, 1919

326494  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326494)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MCZ 84622, locality Peruvian part of the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ 84622, locality Peruvian part of the South Pacific Ocean (Off Aguja Point, 20 miles NW) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Aguja Point, 20 miles NW, Peru, Albatross...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Aguja Point, 20 miles NW, Peru, Albatross Stn 4654,
5°46'S 81°31.15'W, 1894 m, 12 Nov 1904 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology the species name is derived from the latin...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology the species name is derived from the latin defendere, to ward off or defend [details]
Fauchald, K. (2008). Aphrodita defendens Chamberlin, 1919. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326494 on 2017-12-17

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv [details]   

additional source Treadwell, A.L. (1923). Polychaetous annelids from Lower California with descriptions of new species. American Museum Novitates. 74: 1-11., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5286
page(s): 6 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ 84622, locality Peruvian part of the South Pacific Ocean (Off Aguja Point, 20 miles NW) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology the species name is derived from the latin defendere, to ward off or defend [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Aguja Point, 20 miles NW, Peru, Albatross Stn 4654,
5°46'S 81°31.15'W, 1894 m, 12 Nov 1904 [details]