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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos similis Mackie, 1987 
AphiaID: 331787

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 editorScoloplos (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos Blainville, 1828
Sources  original description Mackie, Andrew S. Y. 1987. A review of species currently assigned to the genus Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977 (Polychaeta: Orbiniidae), with descriptions of species newly referred to Scoloplos Blainville, 1828. Sarsia, 72: 1-28., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00364827.1987.10419701 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH ZB 1984.54, locality New England (USA) [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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Similis (L.) resembling, similar. The specific name relates to the similarity of the species to S. intermedius[details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331787
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). Scoloplos similis Mackie, 1987. 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=331787 on 2014-07-30
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