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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus aciculigerus Kudenov, 1976 
AphiaID: 326210

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratuliformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus aciculigerus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus Grube, 1873
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus aciculigerus Kudenov, 1976
Source  original description Kudenov, J.D. (1976). Polychaeta from southeastern Australia 1. Acrocirridae Banse, 1969, from Victoria and New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum. 30(9): 137-149., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.30.1976.395#sthash.tJg83EGt.93T4ZqcW.dpuf
page(s): 138-139, figs. 1-2 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Australia [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New South Wales [from specimen] [view specimen]
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Australia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew South Wales [from specimen] [view specimen]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AM W.4908, locality New South Wales (Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Collaroy, Long Reef (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately, lat. -33.738º, long. 151.313º)) [details]

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Mid-tide level.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Long Reef, Collaroy (Sydney, New South Wales).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet aciculigerus means 'bearing aciculae', and is composed by the Latin prefix acicul-, from the Latin noun acicula and meaning 'needle' or 'small pin', and the suffix gerus, from the Latin verb gero and meaning 'to bear' or 'to carry', and seems to refer to the three to six acicula per parapodium the species presents on segment 14.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In sand under stones, at mid-tide level.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Long Reef, Collaroy, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -33.738º, 151.313º).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326210
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Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Polychaeta (2008). Acrocirrus aciculigerus Kudenov, 1976. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326210 on 2016-09-30