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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos reishi Green, 2002 
AphiaID: 330984

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 editorPolymastigos (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos reishi (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos Green, 2002
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos Green, 2002
Sources  original description Green, Karen D. 2002. Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Andaman Sea. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication, 24:249-343
page(s): 327-329, fig. 29A-H [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype PMBC 18457, locality Andaman Sea (Andaman Sea; muddy sand; 63 m) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 32 to 83 m. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The genotype species is named in honor of Dr. Donald J. Reish, long-time mentor who first introduced the species' author (Karen Green) to polychaetes and served as chairman of the author's graduate thesis committee, besides being pioneer in using capitellids as indicators of environment stress.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Muddy sand, sandy mud, and mud.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Andaman Sea, Thailand (marine). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330984
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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). Polymastigos reishi 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=330984 on 2014-12-18
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