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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus varians Verrill, 1881 
AphiaID: 157236

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 editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus (Genus)
Status nomen dubium
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus Grube, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida Milne Edwards, 1845
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. 1881. Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part 2. Mollusca, with notes on Annelida, Echinodermata, etc. collected by the United States Fish Commission. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 22: 356-405., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/12375 [details]

status source Nygren, Arne (2004) Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). Zootaxa, 680: 1-314, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2004f/z00683f.pdf [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]

Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution This is a North West Atlantic species not recorded in the European area [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTaxonomy According to Nygren (2004) type material of this species does not fit the original description resembling several different species. Thus, he consider A. varians a "nomen dubium" [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, New England [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157236
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z  checked  Musco, Luigi
2007-06-04 16:45:12Z  changed  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-09-29 14:48:13Z  changed  Musco, Luigi
  
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  Citation: Polychaeta (2014). Autolytus varians Verrill, 1881. 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=157236 on 2014-07-14