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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989 
AphiaID: 324782

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 editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella multiuncinata Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989
Sources  original description Solis-Weiss, V.; Fauchald, K. (1989). Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from mangrove root-mats in Belize, with a revision of Protoariciin genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 102(3): 772-792., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34551156
page(s): 785 [details]

identification resource Gopal, Aiswarya; Useph, Abdul Jaleel Koovapurath; Varghese, Saramma Aikkarakunnath; Narayana, Sanjeevan Veloorkirakathil. (2014). A new species of polychaete, Pettibonella shompens sp. nov. (Orbiniidae), from the Nicobar Islands, North Indian Ocean. Marine Biology Research. 10(10): 1033-1037., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2013.879988
page(s): 1037; note: synoptic table for species [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella multiuncinata Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella shompens Gopal, Useph, Varghese & Narayana, 2014
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Solis-Weiss & Fauchald (1989: 785): ''Prostomium rounded or conical, usually with two eyespots. Two anterior asetigerous segments. Branchiae deciduous, present from thoracic region, becoming longer than notopodial postsetal lobes in abdominal region. Notopodial postsetal lobes well developed in thorax and abdomen, neuropodial postsetal lobes well developed only in thorax. Notosetae include crenulate capillaries only. Neurosetae in thorax and abdomen include crenulate capillaries (shorter than notosetae) and uncini in thorax; a few crenulate capillaries and two different kinds of dentate hooks in abdomen. The pygidium with four digitiform anal cirri. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Honoring Dr. Marian H. Pettibone [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324782
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Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-01-12 07:07:54Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2017-02-13 13:36:38Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J.; Read, G. (2017). Pettibonella Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324782 on 2017-04-24