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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex oligobranchus Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 336385

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 editorCapitellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex oligobranchus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybranchus bipartitus (Schmarda, 1861)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybranchus Grube, 1850
Sources  original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 60, 2 text-figures [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Day, J. H. (1955). The Polychaeta of South Africa. Part 3. Sedentary species from Cape shores and estuaries. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology. 42(287): 407-452., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1955.tb02216.x
page(s): 424-426, fig. 3f-g [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet oligobranchus refers probably to the reduced number of branchiae of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336385
Taxonomic
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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). Branchoscolex oligobranchus Schmarda, 1861. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336385 on 2017-10-18
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