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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone molesta Banse, 1972 
AphiaID: 338799

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 editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone molesta (Species)
Status alternate representation (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Parexogone) molesta (Banse, 1972)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone molesta Banse, 1972
Sources  original description Banse, K. (1972). On some species of Phyllodocidae, Syllidae, Nephtyidae, Goniadidae, Apistobranchidae, and Spionidae (Polychaeta) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science. 26(2): 191-222., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/400
page(s): 203-205, fig. 6 [details]

source of synonymy San Martín, G. (1991). Grubeosyllis and Exogone (Exogoninae, Syllidae, Polychaeta) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Puerto Rico, with a revision of Exogone. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(3): 715-740., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1991/00000049/00000003/art00004
page(s): 725 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Orcas Island [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 42012, locality Orcas Island (North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W); mud, 27 m) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 27-40 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Pacific Ocean: Washington (near Orcas Island).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet molesta "refers to the perfectly ordinary characters of the species whcih made its study a burden" (Banse, 1972: 203). Molesta is the feminine of molestus, the Latin word for 'troublesome' or 'annoying'.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Complete specimen (USNM 42012) with 35 chaetigers, 2.5 mm long, almost 0.2 mm wide without parapodia, and almost 0.3 mm with parapodia.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W).  [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338799
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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 (2015). Exogone molesta. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338799 on 2015-04-21
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