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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis eniwetokensis Reish, 1961 
AphiaID: 329377

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 editorNereididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis eniwetokensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis Claparède, 1863
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis eniwetokensis Reish, 1961
Source  original description Reish, D.J. (1961). A new species of Micronereis (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Marshall Islands. Pacific Science. 15(2): 273-277., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/8009
page(s): 273-277, figs. 2-6, table 1 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Enewetak Atoll [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 30404, locality Enewetak Atoll (Pacific Ocean, Marshall Islands, Eniwetok Atoll (= Enewatak Atoll), Aaraanbiru Island, lagoon side (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated using an annexed map and Google Earth to be approximately lat. 11.602º, long. 162.329º); intertidal region, substrate coral rock and beach rock with algae attached) [details]

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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 about 30 m depth.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean, Marshall Islands: Enewetak Atoll (Aaraanbiru Island).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet eniwetokensis refers to the type locality of the species, the Eniwetok (= Enewatak) Atoll, Pacific Ocean.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Sand, and pieces of coral rock of loose substrate, occasionally covered with algae, at intertidal and subtidal depths.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Lagoon side of Aaraanbiru Island, Eniwetok Atoll (= Enewatak Atoll), Marshall Islands, Pacific Ocean (geocoordinates estimated with annexed map and Google Earth to be about lat. 11.602º, long. 162.329º), intertidal region, substrate coral rock and beach rock with algae attached.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329377
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 (2015). Micronereis eniwetokensis Reish, 1961. 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=329377 on 2016-08-26
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