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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania gallagheri Perkins, 1981 
AphiaID: 333150

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 editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania Quatrefages, 1866
Sources  original description Perkins, Thomas H. 1981. Syllidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1080-1172., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34599967#page/578/mode/1up
page(s): 1084-1087, figs. 2-3 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 60209, locality Florida (Hutchinson Island (27º20.7'N, 80º12.8'W); coarse calcareous sand; 11 m) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 7-11 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of Florida and Gulf of Mexico.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is named in honor of Mr. Robert M. Gallagher, who was instrumental in providing the excellent specimens from the Hutchinson Island study, which enabled the description of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Medium and coarse calcareous sand.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic coast of the USA, Florida, Hutchinson Island (27º20.7'N, 80º12.8'W).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:333150
Taxonomic
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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). Brania gallagheri Perkins, 1981. 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=333150 on 2014-09-22
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