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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone longicornis Westheide, 1974 
AphiaID: 327980

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 Westheide, Wilfried 1974. Interstitielle Fauna von Galapagos. XI. Pisionidae, Hesionidae, Pilargidae, Syllidae (Polychaeta). Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens, 44: 1-146.
page(s): 117-121, figs. 54-55 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-13618, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º); sublittoral shelly sand rich in detritus, about 0.5 m deep) [details]
Links 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 Intertidal to 0.5 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet longicornis refers to the long median antenna (270 µm long).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Interstitial in intertidal sand with detritus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327980
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). Exogone longicornis Westheide, 1974. 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=327980 on 2014-10-21
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