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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia profunda Hartman, 1971 
AphiaID: 327226

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 editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia Hartman, 1971
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerkeleyia Hartman, 1971
Sources  original description Hartman, O. 1971. Abyssal polychaetous annelids from the Mozambique Basin off southeast Africa, with a compendium of abyssal polychaetous annelids from world-wide areas. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 28(10): 1407-1428., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f71-219 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mozambique Basin [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 4886-5089 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Orbiniinae with pointed prostomium, abdominal branchiae and all thoracic setae crenulated capillaries. Twelve thoracic segments; transition from thorax to abdomen abrupt. Abdominal notopodia with crenulated capillaries and furcate setae; abdominal neuropodia with crenulated capillaries and acicular spines.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known from the type locality, from a single specimen.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Abyssal species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet profunda refers to the known depth range of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Abyssal plain.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique Basin.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327226
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). Berkeleyia profunda Hartman, 1971. 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=327226 on 2014-10-02
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