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Polychaeta taxon details

Petrocha von Nordheim, 1987

240993  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240993)

accepted
Genus
Petrocha notogaea von Nordheim, 1987 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
von Nordheim, Henning. (1987). Petrocha notogaea gen. et sp. n., a neotenic interstitial polychaete (Dorvilleidae) from the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 16(1): 33-38., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1987.tb00049.x [details]   
Etymology from Greek 'Petra' (rock) with 'trochos' (ring) and "dedicated to Petra Scharnofske"  
Etymology from Greek 'Petra' (rock) with 'trochos' (ring) and "dedicated to Petra Scharnofske" [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Petrocha von Nordheim, 1987. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240993 on 2019-11-20
Date
action
by
2007-06-06 21:28:59Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-11-10 20:24:03Z
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original description von Nordheim, Henning. (1987). Petrocha notogaea gen. et sp. n., a neotenic interstitial polychaete (Dorvilleidae) from the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 16(1): 33-38., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1987.tb00049.x [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology from Greek 'Petra' (rock) with 'trochos' (ring) and "dedicated to Petra Scharnofske" [details]