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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta Blake, 1991 
AphiaID: 129240

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 editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratuliformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTharyx monilaris Hartman, 1960 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratulidae Carus, 1863
Sources  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]

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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta aequiseta (Hartmann-Schröder, 1962)
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 in Blake, Hilbig & Scott, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta filiformis (Keferstein, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta glandaria Blake in Blake, Hilbig & Scott, 1996
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 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, 1903)
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 in Blake, Hilbig & Scott, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta phillipsi Blake in Blake, Hilbig & Scott, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta saipanensis Magalhaes & Bailey-Brock, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta secunda (Banse & Hobson, 1968)
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 tigrina Blake in Blake, Hilbig & Scott, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta williamsae Blake in Blake, Hilbig & Scott, 1996

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta multibranchiis (Grube, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta multibranchis (Grube, 1863)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta secunda, (Banse & Hobson, 1968) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonticellina secunda (Banse & Hobson, 1968)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelochaeta vivipara (Christie, 1984) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetozone vivipara (Christie, 1984)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129240
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-05-06 22:56:46Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Aphelochaeta Blake, 1991. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129240 on 2014-12-22