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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone normalis Day, 1963 
AphiaID: 327987

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone normalis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone normalis Day, 1963
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 401-403, fig. 5e-h [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.30, locality South African part of the Indian Ocean (off the south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Sta. SCD 130 (34°48'S, 22°06'E); 100 m, coarse khaki sand) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 26 to 100 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa, south and west coasts of Cape Province (Atlantic and Indian Ocean).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet normalis is a Latin adjective meaning 'normal' or 'regular', and refers presumably to the lack of a specialised superior compound chaeta in the parapodia, being all the compound chaetae described as ''similar with moderate shaft-heads and straight unidentate blades of normal length'' (Day, 1963: 401). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On sand and sand with broken shells. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, Off the south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (34°48'S, 22°06'E), 100 m, coarse khaki sand.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327987
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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 (2008). Exogone normalis Day, 1963. 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=327987 on 2017-08-18
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