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Polychaeta taxon details

Amphicteis antarctica Hessle, 1917

890669  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:890669)

accepted
Species
Amphicteis gunneri antarctica Hessle, 1917 (rank change to full species)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Amphicteis gunneri antarctica Hessle, 1917) Hessle, Christian. (1917). Zur Kenntnis der terebellomorphen Polychaeten. <em>Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala.</em> 5: 39-258, plates I-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38891407 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in South Georgian part of the Southern Ocean  
type locality contained in South Georgian part of the Southern Ocean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Taxonomy Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016) justify species rank for Amphicteis antarctica as follows: "In the case of A. gunneri...  
Taxonomy Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016) justify species rank for Amphicteis antarctica as follows: "In the case of A. gunneri antarctica we did not examine the holotype, but all the examined specimens collected so far in Antarctic waters, also in accordance with the original description of A. gunneri antarctica, have sharply tapering paleal chaetae like A. japonica and A. atlantica. Therefore, we propose to elevate A. gunneri antarctica to the rank of species level, as for A. atlantica." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Amphicteis antarctica Hessle, 1917. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=890669 on 2019-12-14
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original description  (of Amphicteis gunneri antarctica Hessle, 1917) Hessle, Christian. (1917). Zur Kenntnis der terebellomorphen Polychaeten. <em>Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala.</em> 5: 39-258, plates I-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38891407 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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). <em>Italian Journal of Zoology.</em> 83(4): 531-542., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/11250003.2016.1259359
page(s): 539; note: raised to species rank [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Taxonomy Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016) justify species rank for Amphicteis antarctica as follows: "In the case of A. gunneri antarctica we did not examine the holotype, but all the examined specimens collected so far in Antarctic waters, also in accordance with the original description of A. gunneri antarctica, have sharply tapering paleal chaetae like A. japonica and A. atlantica. Therefore, we propose to elevate A. gunneri antarctica to the rank of species level, as for A. atlantica." [details]