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Polychaeta taxon details

Orochi Reuscher, Fiege & Imajima, 2015

851802  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:851802)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Reuscher, M; Fiege, D; Imajima, M. (2015). Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Japanese waters. Part IV. Miscellaneous genera. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 95(6): 1105–1125., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315415000545
page(s): 1116 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The genus is named after Orochi, the eight-headed dragon of the Japanese Shinto. The eight branchiae resemble the eight...  
Etymology The genus is named after Orochi, the eight-headed dragon of the Japanese Shinto. The eight branchiae resemble the eight long-necked heads of Orochi[details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Orochi Reuscher, Fiege & Imajima, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=851802 on 2020-07-16
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2015-07-31 15:36:11Z
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original description Reuscher, M; Fiege, D; Imajima, M. (2015). Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Japanese waters. Part IV. Miscellaneous genera. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 95(6): 1105–1125., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315415000545
page(s): 1116 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Etymology The genus is named after Orochi, the eight-headed dragon of the Japanese Shinto. The eight branchiae resemble the eight long-necked heads of Orochi[details]