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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus ecuadorica Nishi, Hickman & Bailey-Brock, 2009 
AphiaID: 605519

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 editorMesochaetopterus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesochaetopterus Potts, 1914
Source  original description Nishi, E.; Hickman, C.P.; Bailey-Brock, J.H. 2009. Chaetopterus and Mesochaetopterus (Polychaeta: Chaetopteridae) from the Galapagos Islands, with descriptions of four new species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158: 239-259, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1635/053.158.0113
page(s): 251 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCCDRS 3933, locality Galapagos Islands (Tagus Cove, Isabela Island, Galapagos, 0.7647 S, 90.3392 W, 1.1 m.) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology after the nation of Ecuador. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Tagus Cove, Isabela Island, Galapagos, 0.7647 S, 90.3392 W, 1.1 m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:605519
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2012-07-09 22:25:23Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Mesochaetopterus ecuadorica Nishi, Hickman & Bailey-Brock, 2009. 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=605519 on 2014-07-13
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