BIOTIC Species Information for Aphelochaeta marioni
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Researched byWill Rayment Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Peter Gibbs
Taxonomy
Scientific nameAphelochaeta marioni Common nameA bristleworm
MCS CodeP824 Recent SynonymsTharyx marioni

PhylumAnnelida Subphylum
Superclass ClassPolychaeta
Subclass OrderSpionida
SuborderCirratuloidea FamilyCirratulidae
GenusAphelochaeta Speciesmarioni
Subspecies   

Additional InformationThe name change from Tharyx marioni to Aphelochaeta marioni occurred recently and some authors still use the previous name. Therefore, care should be taken when searching the literature on this species. In this review, where the species was researched under the former name, the species name is given as Aphelochaeta marioni (studied as Tharyx marioni). Aphelochaeta marioni is very difficult to identify (Mike Kendall, pers. comm.) and some authors (e.g. Farke, 1979) have commented that specimens that have been the subject of published research may have been misidentified.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Gibbs et al., 1983, Farke, 1979,
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