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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus moerchii McIntosh, 1885 
AphiaID: 330802

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus (Genus)
Status taxon inquirendum
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoplacostegus Bush, 1905
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus Philippi, 1844
Sources  original description McIntosh, W.C. 1885. Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S.Challenger during the years 1872-76, Ser. Zoology, 12: 1-554., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-34/htm/doc.html [details]

status source Zibrowius, Helmut 1973. Revision of some Serpulidae (Annelida Polychaeta) from abyssal depths in the Atlantic and Pacific, collected by the 'Challenger' and Prince of Monaco Expeditions. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 24(9): 427-439. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment indeterminable according to Zibrowius 1973; cannot be a Placostegus by the shape of the uncinus figured (Fig.8) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, deep water [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330802
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2009-07-31 12:33:51Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
  
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2014). Placostegus moerchii McIntosh, 1885. 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=330802 on 2014-07-26
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