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Taxonomic Details for Neanthes succinea

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumLophozoa
PhylumAnnelida
SubphylumPolychaeta
ClassErrantia
SubclassAciculata
OrderPhyllodocida
FamilyNereididae
GenusNeanthes
SpeciesNeanthes succinea
Authority: Frey and Leuckart, 1847
ITIS TSN: 65918   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Neanthes succinea
Alitta succinea (formerly Neanthes succinea). Stained with rose bengal. Photo Caroline McFarlin.

Neanthes succinea
Alitta succinea (formerly Neanthes succinea). Anterior shot of an unstained worm showing the palps and the extended proboscis with paragnaths (chitinous denticles). Photo Caroline McFarlin.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.