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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoplacostegus Bush, 1905 
AphiaID: 411246

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoplacostegus (Genus)
Status nomen dubium
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus moerchii McIntosh, 1885 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae Rafinesque, 1815
Sources  original description Bush, K.J. (1905). Tubicolous annelids of the tribes Sabellides and Serpulides from the Pacific Ocean. Harriman Alaska Expedition. 12: 169-346, plates XXI-XLIV., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/71821#page/189/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]

status source Zibrowius, Helmut 1973. Revision of some Serpulidae (Annelida Polychaeta) from abyssal depths in the Atlantic and Pacific, collected by the 'Challenger' and Prince of Monaco Expeditions. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 24(9): 427-439.
page(s): 437 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment  Its only species, moerchii, is indeterminable according to Zibrowius 1973; it cannot be a Placostegus by the shape of the uncinus figured (Fig.8) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:411246
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2009-08-11 13:05:18Z  created  ten Hove, Harry
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2009). Protoplacostegus Bush, 1905. 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=411246 on 2017-08-23
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