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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984 
AphiaID: 324885

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 editorPhyllodociformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsanaitis (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanaitis Southern, 1914
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsanaitis inflata Hutchings & Murray, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanaitis inflata (Hutchings & Murray, 1984) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocinae Örsted, 1843
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984
Sources  original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 24 [details]

source of synonymy Pleijel, Fredrik. (1991). Phylogeny and classification of the Phyllodocidae (Polychaeta). Zoologica Scripta. 20(3): 225-261., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1991.tb00289.x
page(s): 237-238, 254 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsanaitis inflata Hutchings & Murray, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanaitis inflata (Hutchings & Murray, 1984)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Hutchings & Murray (1984: 24): ''Body narrow with well developed parapodia whose bases are swollen. Prostomium with anteriorly produced margin, with four antennae and a nuchal papilla. Pharynx completely smooth lacking any macro-papillae. Tentacular segments 1 and 2 fused to form a dorsal collar enveloping base of prostomium. Setae first present from tentacular segment 3. Parapodia uniramous, with spinigerous setae. Ventral cirri lamellar.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Greek adjective compso, meaning 'elegant' or 'pretty', and the name of the genus Anaitis Malmgren, 1865. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324885
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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
2010-10-28 09:17:42Z  changed  Eibye-Jacobsen, Danny
2016-11-08 10:18:08Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J.; Eibye-Jacobsen, D. (2016). Compsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324885 on 2016-12-09