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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone atlantica Perkins, 1981 
AphiaID: 327967

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Sources  original description Perkins, Thomas H. 1981. Syllidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1080-1172., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34599967#page/578/mode/1up
page(s): 1097-1099, fig. 7 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrinidad and Tobago [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 60345, locality Gulf of Mexico (Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont Key (27º37'N, 83º28'W); in scleractinian Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766); 37 m) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-55 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to the type locality of the species, as opposed to that of the closely related tropical Pacific species, Exogone microtentaculata Westheide, 1974.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In coarse calcareous sand and scleractinian Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont Key (27º37'N, 83º28'W).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327967
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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). Exogone atlantica Perkins, 1981. 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=327967 on 2014-09-16
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