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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus capensis Stimpson, 1856 
AphiaID: 336422

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 editorChaetopteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus capensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus Cuvier, 1830
Sources  original description Stimpson, W. 1856. Description of some new marine invertebrates. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 7(10): 385-395., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1694499 [details]

source of synonymy Day, J.H. 1967. A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Volume British Museum (Natural History) Publication 656. 1-878. British Museum (Natural History). London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]

status source Nishi, Eijiroh. 2001. Partial revision of Japanese Chaetopterus (Chaetopteridae: Polychaeta), including description of three new species from southern Pacific side of central Japan. Actinia. Bulletin of the Manazuru Marine Laboratory for Science Education, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Yokohama National University 14: 1-26, available online at http://jairo.nii.ac.jp/0009/00001027/en
page(s): 21 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South Africa [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Nishi records a specimen collected from an unknown location on the South African coast as C. capensis. He makes no comment on the original description or types. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336422
Edit history
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-20 06:44:16Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2012-07-09 22:25:23Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Chaetopterus capensis Stimpson, 1856. 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=336422 on 2015-02-27
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