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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamalycastis jaya Magesh, Kvist & Glasby, 2012 
AphiaID: 716520

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 editorNereididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamanereidinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamalycastis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamalycastis Hartman, 1959
Source  original description Magesh, Mathan; Kvist, Sebastian; Glasby, Chris. 2012. Description and phylogeny of Namalycastis jaya sp. n. (Polychaeta, Nereididae, Namanereidinae) from the southwest coast of India. Zookeys 238(0): 31-43, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.238.4014
page(s): 35 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZSI-WRS AQJ1 (ZSI/WGRC/IR/IV 2330), [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription at Species-id.net 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology In polluted (sulphide rich and odorous) sediments and is especially associated with decaying materials such as bark and retting coir; the salinity at the collection localities ranged from 5–22 psu.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named for Dr. Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu State of India. The specific epithet is considered to be a noun in apposition [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Murukkumpuzha retting zone, Kadinamkulam estuary, Thiruvananthapuram coast, Kerala, India, 8.61596, 76.8191. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:716520
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Namalycastis jaya Magesh, Kvist & Glasby, 2012. 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=716520 on 2014-10-25