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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia 
AphiaID: 754174

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia
Authority Audouin & H Milne Edwards, 1832
Status accepted
Rank Subclass
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAciculata (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Audouin, J.V. and Milne Edwards, H. (1832). Classification des Annélides et description de celles qui habitent les côtes de la France. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris. Sér. 1, 27: 337-447., available online at
page(s): 359 [details]

identification resource Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at  [details]

identification resource Nygren, Arne; Pleijel, Fredrik. (2015). Ringmaskar: Havsborstmaskar, Annelida: Polychaeta. [ArtDatabanken, SLU, Uppsala]. ArtDatabanken. Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet. [360 pp., checklist & keys, online pdf]., available online at
note: Key to species of Aciculata/Errantia of Sweden [details]

identification resource Hartman, O. 1964. Polychaeta Errantia of Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series, 3: 1-131., available online at [details]

identification resource Hartman, O. 1968. Atlas of the errantiate polychaetous annelids from California. 1-828. Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California. Los Angeles. [details]

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 Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphinomida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunicida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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2014-02-18 00:49:53Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
2015-03-07 02:40:30Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Errantia. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at on 2017-10-18
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