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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979 
AphiaID: 327994

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 sexoculata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Sources  original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1979. Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut 76: 77-218.
page(s): 110-111, figs. 175-177 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Port Hedland [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-15518, locality Australia (Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059); amongst vegetation with sand and detritus, eulittoral) [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 Eulittoral.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the presence of 3 pairs of eyes on each side of the prostomium, 2 pairs of very big eyes in in the posterior region of the prostomium, and a third pair of smaller eyes in the anterior region.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Amongst vegetation with sand and detritus, eulittoral.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327994
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 sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979. 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=327994 on 2014-12-25
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