Berkeleyia abyssala

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Berkeleyia abyssala


Taxonavigation: Scolecida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Annelida
Classis: Polychaeta
Subclassis: Scolecida

Familia: Orbiniidae
Subfamilia: Orbiniinae
Genus: Berkeleyia
Species: Berkeleyia abyssala



Berkeleyia abyssala Blake, 2017

  • Holotype USNM 56500 from Drake Passage (-57.992; -70.942)
  • Paratype(s) USNM 69402 (1 specimen) from Drake Passage (-62.058; -70.917)
  • Type locality Drake Passage (Sea area between Cape Horn and S Shetland Islands).
  • Etymology "derived from abyssus, Latin for deep sea" [ see Blake, 2017 ]



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