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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchoscolex sphaerochaetus Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 336386

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
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, Ludwig K. 1861. Neue wirbellose Thiere beobachtet und gesammelt auf einer Reise un die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. Erster Band (zweite halfte) Turbellarian, Rotatorien un Anneliden. 1-164. Wilhelm Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 60, 2 text-figures [details]

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, 42(287): 407-452., available online at http://www.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 sphaerochaetus refers to the knobbed tips of some of the chaetae of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336386
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 (2014). Branchoscolex sphaerochaetus Schmarda, 1861. 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=336386 on 2014-07-28
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