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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossuridae Day, 1963 
AphiaID: 908

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 editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossuridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 426; note: New family [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossura Webster & Benedict, 1887

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossurella Hartman, 1976 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossura Webster & Benedict, 1887
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocossura Wu & Chen, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCossura Webster & Benedict, 1887
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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 11 » Unit mm » Type minimum » Dimension length [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 20 » Unit mm » Type maximum » Dimension length [details]

LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:908
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2010-03-03 00:50:30Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2010). Cossuridae Day, 1963. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=908 on 2017-06-26