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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChrysopetalacea 
AphiaID: 936

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 editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChrysopetalacea (Superfamily)
Status nomen dubium (superfluous name, no longer required as nominal superfamily)
Rank Superfamily
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditiformia
Source  basis of record 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]

Environment marine
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Erected for two families now believed unrelated, Palmyridae (see Aphroditidae) and Chrysopetalidae (see Nereidiformia in Phyllodocida). Thus only in part (Palmyridae) would be a synonym of now disused Aphroditoidea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:936
Edit history
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2012-09-19 03:31:54Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2012-10-01 01:22:47Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2013-03-18 22:38:57Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2014-08-14 23:23:02Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Chrysopetalacea. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=936 on 2017-10-19
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