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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 329061

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 editorMyrianida (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida clavigera (Species)
Status nomen dubium (not an Autolytinae)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida Milne Edwards, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861
Sources  original description Schmarda, Ludwig K. 1861. Neue wirbellose Thiere beobachtet und gesammelt auf einer Reise un die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. Erster Band (zweite halfte) Turbellarian, Rotatorien un Anneliden. 1-164. Wilhelm Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 73, text-figs. a-c on page 73, plate XXVIII fig. 222 [details]

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

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The species seems to be a member of the family Hesionidae Grube, 1850.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet clavigera, is a Latin adjective, inflection of claviger, formed by clava ('club' or 'cudgel') and gero ('carry' or 'bear'), meaning 'club-bearing', and makes reference to the club-shaped dorsal cirri that the species bears.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On stones.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification According to Nygren (2004: 199), "there is nothing in the description that connects M. clavigera to Autolytinae. Ventral cirri is present, and chaetal types are not found in Autolytinae."  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Not found by Nygren (2004), probably lost. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329061
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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
2015-03-28 16:01:56Z  changed  Gil, João
2015-05-10 21:46:01Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Myrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329061 on 2015-09-02