WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopolynoe africana Kirkegaard, 2001

329519 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329519)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kirkegaard, J. B. 2001. Deep-sea polychaetes from north-west Africa, including a description of a new species of Neopolynoe (Polynoidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81(3): 391-397. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Canary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Canary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote East of Canary Islands, North east Atlantic,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Canary Islands, North east Atlantic, at 1610 m. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Canary Islands, North east Atlantic,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Canary Islands, North east Atlantic, at 1610 m. [details]
Fauchald, K. (2008). Neopolynoe africana Kirkegaard, 2001. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329519 on 2017-11-25

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Kirkegaard, J. B. 2001. Deep-sea polychaetes from north-west Africa, including a description of a new species of Neopolynoe (Polynoidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81(3): 391-397. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Neopolynoe africana was found living in transparent tubes on the surface of a Chondrocladia sp. sponge. Elytra reportedly strongly luminesce.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Canary Islands, North east Atlantic, at 1610 m. [details]