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Polychaeta taxon details

Amphicteis atlantica McIntosh, 1885

890670  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:890670)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Amphicteis gunneri atlantica McIntosh, 1885) McIntosh, William C. [as M'Intosh]. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 12 (part 34): i-xxxvi, 1-554, pl. 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 429; note: originally described as Amphicteis gunneri var atlantica [details]   
Type locality contained in Pacific Ocean  
type locality contained in Pacific Ocean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Taxonomy Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016: 539) raise A. atlantica to full species status, stating that: "For both A. gunneri atlantica...  
Taxonomy Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016: 539) raise A. atlantica to full species status, stating that: "For both A. gunneri atlantica and A. gunneri japonica, the comparison of the holotypes of the two subspecies with topotypes of A. gunneri (Figure 7), and with the redescription of the type specimen of A. gunneri gunneri (conserved at the Zoologisk Museum, Oslo) made by Hartley (1985), shows differences in the shape of prostomium and paleal chaetae that are great enough to accept them as distinct species." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Amphicteis atlantica McIntosh, 1885. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=890670 on 2019-12-16
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original description  (of Amphicteis gunneri atlantica McIntosh, 1885) McIntosh, William C. [as M'Intosh]. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 12 (part 34): i-xxxvi, 1-554, pl. 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 429; note: originally described as Amphicteis gunneri var atlantica [details]   

new combination reference 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 full species status from being a subspecies of Amphicteis gunneri [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Taxonomy Schiaparelli & Jirkov (2016: 539) raise A. atlantica to full species status, stating that: "For both A. gunneri atlantica and A. gunneri japonica, the comparison of the holotypes of the two subspecies with topotypes of A. gunneri (Figure 7), and with the redescription of the type specimen of A. gunneri gunneri (conserved at the Zoologisk Museum, Oslo) made by Hartley (1985), shows differences in the shape of prostomium and paleal chaetae that are great enough to accept them as distinct species." [details]