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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos bondi Kelaher & Rouse, 2003 
AphiaID: 329919

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 editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscoloplos Day, 1954
Sources  original description Kelaher, B.P. and Rouse, G.W. 2003. The role of colonization in determining spatial patterns of Proscoloplos bondi sp. nov. (Orbiniidae: Annelida) in coralline algal turf. Marine Biology (Berlin), 143(5):909-917, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-003-1143-3
page(s): 911-914, fig. 2 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SAMA E3341, locality Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (Australia, New South Wales, Ben Buckler rocks at the north end of Bondi Beach; in coralline algal turf) [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 GenBank (17 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology The species lives in coralline algal turf on rocky intertidal shores, being more common in low-shore areas than in mid-shore areas.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named for the type locality, Bondi Beach, NSW, Australia.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Kelaher & Rouse (2003) did not find evidence of sexual reproduction in spite of extensive sampling, but observed numerous worms with regenerating heads and tails, indicating the importance of asexual reproduction in the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Ben Buckler rocks at the north end of Bondi Beach (Australia, New South Wales); on intertidal coralline algal turf.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329919
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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). Proscoloplos bondi Kelaher & Rouse, 2003. 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=329919 on 2014-09-03
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