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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicteis japonica McIntosh, 1885 
AphiaID: 338629

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 editorTerebellomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicteis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicteis japonica (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicteis Grube, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicteis japonica McIntosh, 1885
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicteis gunneri japonica McIntosh, 1885 (superseded combination)
Sources  original description McIntosh, W.C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S.Challenger during the years 1872-76, Ser. Zoology, 12: 1-554., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-34/htm/doc.html
page(s): 431; note: Amphicteis japonica was originally a full species, and was NOT originally described as a subspecies of A. gunneri [details]

source of synonymy Imajima, Minoru & Hartman, Olga. (1964). The polychaetous annelids of Japan. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation. 26(1-2): 1-452 [issued in 2 parts]., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/18946
page(s): 331; note: authors placed Amphicteis japonica as a synonym of A. gunneri and did not make a subspecies of it) [details]

status source Schiaparelli, S.; Jirkov, I. A. (2016). A reassessment of the genus Amphicteis Grube, 1850 (Polychaeta: Ampharetidae) with the description of Amphicteis teresae sp. nov. from Terra Nova Bay (Ross Sea, Antarctica). Italian Journal of Zoology. 83(4): 531-542., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/11250003.2016.1259359
page(s): 539; note: validate as returned to original distinct species rank [details]

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

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Attributes Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton > zooplankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 51 » Unit mm » Type minimum » Dimension length (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetidae Malmgren, 1866) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 51 » Unit mm » Type minimum » Dimension length (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetidae Malmgren, 1866) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 80 » Unit mm » Type maximum » Dimension length (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetidae Malmgren, 1866) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 80 » Unit mm » Type maximum » Dimension length (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetidae Malmgren, 1866) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Re-validated as a full species (as originally described) by Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016: 539) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Japan [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338629
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-12-18 03:55:25Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Amphicteis japonica McIntosh, 1885. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338629 on 2017-10-20