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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllapasus aurantiacus Holland, Kuhnz & Osborn, 2012 
AphiaID: 659935

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemichordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteropneusta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Enteropneusta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorquaratoridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllapasus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllapasus Holland, Kuhnz & Osborn, 2012
Source  original description Holland ND, Kuhnz LA, Osborn KJ (2012) Morphology of a New Deep-Sea Acorn Worm (Class Enteropneusta, Phylum Hemichordata): A Part-Time Demersal Drifter with Externalized Ovaries. Journal of Morphology 273:661–671, available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419131 [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern California [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SIO SIO-BIC-H20 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Holland et al. 2012 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Scripps Benthic Invertebrate Collection 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information This is a formal description of Genus D, Species 1 in the recent Osborn et al. paper, which overall identified a number of previously undescribed species in the Torquaratoridae. Not all of them have been formally named (yet). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name is derived from the Latin masculine adjective aurantiacus ("orange"), in reference to the light orange color of the proboscis and collar. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Monterey Submarine Canyon and the base of Davidson Seamount between 60-100 km offshore of Monterey, California, at depths between 2,900-3,500 meters. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength The holotype specimen is ~26cm long. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Ovaries are located outside of the body (in lateral wings, along the pharyngeal region). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:659935
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2012-09-04 22:53:41Z  created  Konikoff, Charlotte
  
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  Citation: Konikoff, C. (2014). Allapasus aurantiacus Holland, Kuhnz & Osborn, 2012. In: Shenkar, N; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2014) Hemichordata World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=659935 on 2014-09-21
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