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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromastobranchus orbiculatus Green, 2002 
AphiaID: 329909

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 editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromastobranchus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromastobranchus Gallardo, 1968
Sources  original description Green, Karen D. 2002. Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Andaman Sea. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication, 24:249-343
page(s): 324-326, fig. 28A-J [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype PMBC 18456, locality Andaman Sea (Andaman Sea; sand with shell fragments; 19 m) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 19 to 59 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Andaman Sea.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet derives from the latin word orb, meaning circle or ring, and refers to the methyl green staining pattern, which forms circular rings around the genital pores.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In sediments characterized as mud, sandy mud with shell fragments, muddy sand with shell fragments, and sand with shell fragments.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Andaman Sea, Thailand (marine).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329909
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 (2014). Promastobranchus orbiculatus Green, 2002. 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=329909 on 2014-10-25
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