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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 329061

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 editorAutolytinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytini (Tribe) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida clavigera (Species)
Status nomen dubium (not an Autolytinae)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida Milne Edwards, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861
Sources  original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 73, text-figs. a-c on page 73, plate XXVIII fig. 222 [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Table Bay [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The species seems to be a member of the family Hesionidae Grube, 1850.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet clavigera, is a Latin adjective, inflection of claviger, formed by clava ('club' or 'cudgel') and gero ('carry' or 'bear'), meaning 'club-bearing', and makes reference to the club-shaped dorsal cirri that the species bears.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On stones.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification According to Nygren (2004: 199), "there is nothing in the description that connects M. clavigera to Autolytinae. Ventral cirri is present, and chaetal types are not found in Autolytinae."  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Not found by Nygren (2004), probably lost. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329061
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-03-28 16:01:56Z  changed  Gil, João
2015-05-10 21:46:01Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Myrianida clavigera. 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=329061 on 2017-09-19
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