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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaprionospio lamellibranchia Hartman, 1976 
AphiaID: 334391

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 editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaprionospio (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaprionospio lamellibranchia (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaprionospio Caullery, 1914
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaprionospio lamellibranchia Hartman, 1976
Source  original description Hartman, Olga. (1976 [issue for 1974]). Polychaetous annelids of the Indian Ocean including an account of species collected by members of the International Indian Ocean Expeditions, 1963-1964 and a catalogue and bibliography of the species from India. Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. 16(1): 191-252.
page(s): 224-227, fig. 9a-d [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AHF , locality Mozambique Channel (Indian Ocean, Mozambique Channel, near SW Madagascar, R/V Anton Bruun Cruise 7, Sta. 363Q (23º17'S, 43º34'E); 430 m) [details]

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range At the type locality (Mozambique Channel) at 430 m. Other localities (north of Madagascar, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal) from shallow water to about 64 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean: Mozambique Channel, north of Madagascar, and north of Indian Ocean (Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet lamellibranchia is composed by the Latin prefix lamelli-, meaning 'thin plate or layer', and the New Latin word derived from the Greek branchia, meaning 'gills', and refers to the lamellar character of the branchiae of the species, formed by overlapping leaf like lobes attached to a thick, fleshy longitudinal axis.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In muddy and clayey sediments, sometimes mixed with broken shells, at shelf depths, and at 430 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique Channel, near SW Madagascar (23º17'S, 43º34'E), at 430 m.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334391
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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
2013-01-10 02:10:18Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Paraprionospio lamellibranchia Hartman, 1976. 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=334391 on 2016-12-04
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