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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta Blake, 1991

129240  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129240)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTharyx monilaris Hartman, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta monilaris (Hartman, 1960) (type by original designation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta aequiseta (Hartmann-Schröder, 1962)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta antelonga Dean & Blake, 2016
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta arizonae Magalhaes & Bailey-Brock, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta bullata Doner & Blake, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta elongata Blake, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta filibranchia (Day, 1961)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta filiformis (Keferstein, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta glandaria Blake, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta guimondi Dean & Blake, 2016
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta guttata Doner & Blake, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta honouliuli Magalhaes & Bailey-Brock, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta longisetosa (Hartmann-Schröder, 1965)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta malefica Elías & Rivero, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta marioni (Saint-Joseph, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta mcintoshi (Southern, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta monilaris (Hartman, 1960)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta multibranchis (Grube, 1863)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta multifilis (Moore, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta nigrorostrum (Hartman & Fauchald, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta pacifica (Annenkova, 1937)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta petersenae Blake, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta phillipsi Blake, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta praeacuta Dean & Blake, 2016
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta saipanensis Magalhaes & Bailey-Brock, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta serrata (Eliason, 1962)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta serratiseta (Banse & Hobson, 1968)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta striata Dean & Blake, 2016
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta tigrina Blake, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta williamsae Blake, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta zebra Dean & Blake, 2016

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta multibranchiis [auct. lapsus] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta multibranchis (Grube, 1863) (misspelling of 'multibranchis')
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta parva (Berkeley, 1929) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTharyx parvus Berkeley, 1929 (superseded subsequent combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta secunda (Banse & Hobson, 1968) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonticellina secunda (Banse & Hobson, 1968) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKirkegaardia secunda (Banse & Hobson, 1968) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta vivipara (Christie, 1984) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetozone vivipara (Christie, 1984) (superseded recombination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, J.A. 1991. Revision of some genera and species of Cirratulidae (Polychaeta) from the western North Atlantic. Ophelia, supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta): 17-30.
page(s): 28 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Name from Greek apheles, for smooth, chaetos...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Name from Greek apheles, for smooth, chaetos for long 'hair' [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2013). Aphelochaeta Blake, 1991. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129240 on 2017-12-14

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Blake, J.A. 1991. Revision of some genera and species of Cirratulidae (Polychaeta) from the western North Atlantic. Ophelia, supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta): 17-30.
page(s): 28 [details]   

additional source de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; van Nieuwenhuijzen, A.J.L.; Veldhuijzen van Zanten, H.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 2. Keys to Polychaeta, Nemertina, Sipuncula, Platyhelminthes and miscellaneous worm-like groups. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14808-6. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

identification resource Dean, Harlan K.; Blake, James A. (2016). Aphelochaeta (Polychaeta: Cirratulidae) from the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, with a description of five new species. Zootaxa. 4103(2): 101-116., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4103.2.1
page(s): 114; note: Tabulated morphological characters of 19 species of Aphelochaeta, Eastern North Pacific, Hawaiian Islands and Central Pacific [details]   

identification resource Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Cirratulidae Ryckholdt, 1851. Including a revision of the genera and species from the eastern North Pacific. pages 263-384. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Pair of grooved palps arising either on or anterior to chaetiger one; abdominal segments frequently beaded in appearance; chaetae all simple capillaries, lacking distinct denticulations, lacking sawtooth edge; posterior body end frequently "expanded". [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Name from Greek apheles, for smooth, chaetos for long 'hair' [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]