Riftia pachyptila Jones, 1981

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaAnnelidaPolychaetaSabellidaRiftia

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Overview

Full Name

Riftia pachyptila Jones, 1981

Common names

  • Giant Tube worms eng
  • giant tube worm
  • tube worm
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Jones, Meredith L. 1981. Riftia pachyptila, new genus, new species, the vestimentiferan worm from the Galápagos Rift geothermal vents (Pogonophora). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1295-1313.

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Annelida
class
Polychaeta
order
Sabellida
family
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genus
Riftia
species
Riftia pachyptila
 
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Bibliography

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

Jones, Meredith L. 1981. Riftia pachyptila, new genus, new species, the vestimentiferan worm from the Galápagos Rift geothermal vents (Pogonophora). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1295-1313.

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.