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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesperalia nans Chamberlin, 1919 
AphiaID: 328357

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 editorHesperalia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesperalia nans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesperalia Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontosyllis Claparède, 1863
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesperalia nans Chamberlin, 1919
Sources  original description Chamberlin, R. V. (1919). New polychaetous annelids from Laguna Beach, California. Pomona College Journal of Entomology and Zoology. 11(1): 1-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44584#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 9-10 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Laguna Beach [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ 2150, locality California (Pacific coast of the USA, California, Laguna Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.54º, long. -117.79º)) [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 ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean, California: Laguna Beach.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet nans is the present participle of the Latin verb no, meaning 'to swim' or 'to float', and refers to the fact that the holotype of the species is a specimen in the epitokous phase.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated, the only type is an epitokous specimen, probably collected in the water column.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, California, Laguna Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.54º, long. -117.79º). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328357
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 (2015). Hesperalia nans Chamberlin, 1919. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328357 on 2016-12-06
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