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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmandia lanceolata Willey, 1905 
AphiaID: 326639

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 editorOpheliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmandia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmandia lanceolata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmandia Filippi, 1861
Sources  original description Willey, A. 1905. Report on the Polychaeta collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar by W.A. Herdman, with supplementary reports upon the Marine Biology of Ceylon, by Other Naturalists. Part IV. Supplementary Reports 30: 243-324., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18248#page/313/mode/1up
page(s): 288-289, plate V fig. 120 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Sri Lankan part of the Laccadive Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-16 m (8 to 9 fathoms). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet, lanceolata, refers to the shape of the body of the worm, having the general appearance of a lance, much longer than wide and with pointed apices.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, south of Manaar Island, Sri Lanka. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326639
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 (2014). Armandia lanceolata Willey, 1905. 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=326639 on 2014-12-18
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