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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymospira megasoma Quatrefages, 1866 
AphiaID: 337970

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 editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymospira (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymospira Blainville, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus Blainville, 1818
Sources  original description Quatrefages, Armand de. 1866. Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d'eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. Volume 1. 1-588. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris. [some vol.2 species are also linked here but see also source 51472]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=FV9IAAAAYAAJ
page(s): p.541 [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga 1959. Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628 pp. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy diagnosis incomplete, but most likely synonym of Spirobranchus giganteus [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Brazil [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337970
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Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2009-01-20 16:19:10Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
  
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2014). Cymospira megasoma Quatrefages, 1866. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=337970 on 2014-04-17