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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustropolaria magnicirrata Neal, Barnich, Wiklund & Glover, 2012 
AphiaID: 710672

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 editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephalinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustropolaria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustropolaria Neal, Barnich, Wiklund & Glover, 2012
Source  original description Neal, Lenka; Barnich, Ruth; Wiklund, Helena; Glover, Adrian G. 2012. A new genus and species of Polynoidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Pine Island Bay, Amundsen Sea, Southern Ocean — a region of high taxonomic novelty. Zootaxa *(3542): 80–88, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3542.html
page(s): 83 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH NHM 2012.92 [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Austropolaria magnicirrata n. gen. n. sp. is only known from Pine Island Bay in Amundsen Sea, where its distribution is limited to deeper sites (1000 m and 1500 m depth) and was not found at shallower 500 m stations.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology magnicirrata (Latin for large cirrus) refers to the large dorsal cirri with prominent cirrophores. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pine Island Bay, Amundsen Sea, Antarctica, 74.35865 S, 104.73444 W, -74.3586 , -104.7344 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:710672
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2012-11-15 01:02:13Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Austropolaria magnicirrata Neal, Barnich, Wiklund & Glover, 2012. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2014) World Register of Deep-Sea species at http://www.marinespecies.org/DeepSea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=710672 on 2014-08-28
  
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