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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa distorta Treadwell, 1943 
AphiaID: 336063

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 distorta (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaiades cantrainii Delle Chiaje, 1828
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa distorta Treadwell, 1943
Sources  original description Treadwell, A.L. (1943). Scientific Results of Cruise VII of the Carnegie during 1928-1929 under Command of Captain J.P. Ault. Biology - IV. Biological results of the last cruise of the Carnegie. III. Polychaetous annelids. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 555: 29-59, 1 plate, 4 maps., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40820#page/37/mode/1up
page(s): 35, plate I figs. 16-17, plate II fig. 18 [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1956). Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145
page(s): 247, 277; note: as Naiades cantrainii; holotype not seen by O. Hartman [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in North Pacific [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 20084, locality North Pacific (East of Hawaiian Islands, Pacific Ocean, Sta. 137 of Cruise VII of the Carnegie (24°02'N, 145°33'W; 24.03°, -145.55°); 50 m below surface, in the water column over a bottom depth of 5208 m) [details]
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelida Collection (2 records) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelida Collection (Holotype USNM 20084) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 50-100 m below the water surface, in the water column. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic and Pacific oceans (pelagic). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet distorta is a Latin participle meaning 'twisted' or 'contorted', and refers presumably to the "distortion of the [type] specimen" (Treadwell, 1943: 35). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Pelagic, found between 50-100 m below the water surface. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA (USNM 20084). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean (24.03°, -145.55°). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336063
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2017-09-01 10:29:20Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2017). Alciopa distorta Treadwell, 1943. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336063 on 2017-10-17
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