WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossuridae Day, 1963

908 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:908)
accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 426; note: New family [details]   
Read, G. (2010). Cossuridae Day, 1963. 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=908 on 2017-11-21

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
db_admin
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-03-03 00:50:30Z
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original description Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 426; note: New family [details]   

taxonomy source Ewing, R. Michael 1987. Review of the genus Cossurella (Polychaeta: Cossuridae) including descriptions of two new species and a key to the species of the world. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 7: 3-10. [details]   

taxonomy source Read, G. B. 2000. Taxonomy and distribution of a new Cossura species (Annelida: Polychaeta: Cossuridae) from New Zealand. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113(4): 1096-1110. [details]   

taxonomy source Ewing, R. Michael. (1984). Family Cossuridae Day, 1963. In: Uebelacker, J.M.; Johnson, P.G. (eds). Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1. Chapter Pagination: 4.1-4.6, Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Mobile, Alabama.
page(s): 4 [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]