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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus planipalpus Chamberlin, 1919 
AphiaID: 327063

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 editorAutolytini (Tribe) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus planipalpus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigamia planipalpa (Chamberlin, 1919)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus Grube, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida Milne Edwards, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutolytus planipalpus Chamberlin, 1919
Sources  original description Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 170-172, plate 20 fig. 4, plate 21 figs. 1-2 [details]

new combination reference Nygren, A. (2004). Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). Zootaxa. 680: 1-314., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2004f/z00680f.pdf
page(s): 178-179, fig. 90A-E [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Gilbert Islands [details]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 19335, locality Gilbert Islands (Pacific Ocean, Kiribati, northern Gilbert Islands, off Apaiang (= Abaiang) (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 1.675º, long. 172.992º); surface, taken at night by electric light) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Surface, taken at night by electric light.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Central Pacific Ocean: Kiribati, northern Gilbert Islands (off Abaiang). Only known from the type locality. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet planipalpus is composed by the Latin adjective planus, meaning 'flat', and the Latin noun palpus, meaning 'palp', and refers to the palps being "strongly flattened, thin, and very broad proximally" (Chamberlin, 1919: 170).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat The only known specimen was collected at the surface, at night by electric night. It was a reproductive stolon, and the atokous form and its habitat are not known. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Kiribati, northern Gilbert Islands, off Apaiang (= Abaiang) (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 1.675º, long. 172.992º); surface, taken at night by electric light. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype of Autolytus planipalpus (USNM 19335) is a male stolon.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327063
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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
2014-10-28 11:07:37Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Autolytus planipalpus Chamberlin, 1919. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327063 on 2016-02-09