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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopolynoe africana Kirkegaard, 2001 
AphiaID: 329519

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 editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopolynoe (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopolynoe Loshamn, 1981
Sources  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., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315401004003 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329519
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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: Fauchald, K. (2014). Neopolynoe africana Kirkegaard, 2001. 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=329519 on 2014-10-21
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