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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmastigos Piltz, 1977 
AphiaID: 157155

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 editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitellidae Grube, 1862
Sources  original description Piltz, Fred M. 1977. A new genus and species of polychaete (family Capitellidae) from Southern California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 76(1): 57-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106678#page/543/mode/1up
page(s): 57 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmastigos acutus Piltz, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmastigos caperatus Ewing & Dauer, 1981
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Neuropodial and notopodial hooded hooks present in both thorax and abdomen; capillary setae entirely absent; prostomium followed by a short peristomium; thorax consisting of eight setigers with an abrupt transition from thorax to abdomen at setiger nine; no visible branchia or nephridial papillae; posterior end terminating in a short conical pygidium.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name derives from the lack of capillary setae.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157155
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Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-09-02 20:07:02Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Amastigos Piltz, 1977. 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=157155 on 2014-09-22