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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970 
AphiaID: 330021

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 editorNotophycus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus minutus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis minuta (Knox & Cameron, 1970)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus Knox & Cameron, 1970
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus Knox & Cameron, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis Claparède, 1863
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970
Sources  original description Knox, G.A.; Cameron, D.B. (1970). Polychaeta from the Snares Islands, New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Biological Sciences. 12(9): 73-85.
page(s): 75, figs. 1-5 [details]

new combination reference Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 123-124, plate 1 figs. e-i [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Snares Island [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype CMNZ AQ 3466, locality Snares Islands (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Snares Islands, Boat Harbour (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -48.023º, long. 166.609º); red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral)) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 Lower eulittoral (intertidal).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares Islands (New Zealand).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet minutus is a Latin adjective meaning 'small' or 'little', and presumably makes reference to the small size of the species, stated as "Length of body up to 3mm" (Knox & Cameron, 1970: 75).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Red algal washings from the Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Boat Harbour, Snares Islands, New Zealand, South Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate -48.023º, 166.609º), from red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330021
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-08-27 04:10:53Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Notophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970. 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=330021 on 2016-05-03
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