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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa antarctica McIntosh, 1885 
AphiaID: 336055

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 editorPhyllodociformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa antarctica (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVanadis antarctica (McIntosh, 1885)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa antarctica McIntosh, 1885
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
page(s): 175-176, plate XXVIII figs. 2, 3, 4, plate XXXII fig. 12 [details]

new combination reference Apstein, Carl. (1900). Die Alciopiden und Tomopteriden der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt- Stiftung. 2(H.b): 1-62 [Lipsius & Tischer. Kiel & Leipzig]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2130655
page(s): 11 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Southern Ocean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.131a, locality Southern Ocean (surface of the Antarctic Sea, Challenger Expedition between stations 154 (64°37'00''S, 85°49'00''E; 19/02/1874) and 155 (64°18'00''S, 94°47'00''E; 23/02/1874) (= gazetteer estimate -64°28'00''S, 90°48'00''E); 0 m, surface) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Surface. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southern Ocean, near Antarctica. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet antarctica refers to the type locality of the species, the Antarctic Sea (= Antarctic Ocean or Southern Ocean). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Pelagic. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Surface of the Antarctic Sea, between stations 154 (64°37'00''S, 85°49'00''E) and 155 (64°18'00''S, 94°47'00''E) of the Challenger Expedition (= gazetteer estimate -64.4667°, 90.8°). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype (NHMUK 1885.12.1.131a) deposited at The Natural History Museum, London (UK). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336055
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Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2008). Alciopa antarctica. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336055 on 2017-08-19
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