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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditidae Malmgren, 1867 
AphiaID: 938

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 editorAphroditidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditiformia
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmyridae Kinberg, 1858 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Malmgren, A. J. 1867. Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiae, Groenlandiae, Islandiae et Scandinaviae hactenus cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingfors. 127pp, & 115 plates, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 3 [details]

identification resource Barnich, Ruth. (2011). Identification of scale worms in British and Irish waters. NMBAQC 2010 taxonomic workshop, Dove Marine Laboratory. 52 pp., available online at http://www.nmbaqcs.org/scheme-components/invertebrates/literature-and-taxonomic-keys/identification-of-scale-worms.aspx [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeerupsen  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscaleworms  [details]
Direct child
taxa (22)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditella
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrogenia Kinberg, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalogenia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermione Blainville, 1828
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermionopsis Seidler, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermonia Hartman, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteraphrodita
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHystrix
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetmonice Kinberg, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLetmonicella
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilnesia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilnesium
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeoaphrodite Alessandrello & Teruzzi, 1986 †
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmyra Savigny, 1818
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontogenia Clapar├Ęde, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriceratia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermis

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodite [auctt.] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalithea Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetmonice Kinberg, 1856
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetmatonice [auctt.] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaetmonice Kinberg, 1856
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo AnimalsAndEarth (David Shale) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:938
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2007-01-18 14:44:44Z  changed  Barnich, Ruth
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2012-09-19 03:31:54Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Aphroditidae. 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=938 on 2014-11-29
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