WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocirrus Grube, 1873

129138 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129138)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. (1873). Die Familie der Cirratuliden. Jahres-Bericht der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für vaterländische Cultur, Breslau. 50: 59-66., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/118505#page/77/mode/1up
page(s): 60, 65 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic named Acrocirrus is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic named Acrocirrus is composed by the New Latin prefix of Greek origin acro-, meaning 'highest', 'at the extremity', 'tip' or 'peak', and the Latin noun cirrus, meaning 'curl' or 'filament', and refers to the presence of developed cirri and other appendages being restricted to the anterior region of the body.  [details]
Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2016). Acrocirrus Grube, 1873. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129138 on 2017-11-25

Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-04 10:51:58Z
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Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-01-30 12:07:25Z
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original description Grube, A.E. (1873). Die Familie der Cirratuliden. Jahres-Bericht der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für vaterländische Cultur, Breslau. 50: 59-66., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/118505#page/77/mode/1up
page(s): 60, 65 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

identification resource Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2 599; note: includes a dichotomic key for all the hitherto known species [details]   

identification resource Magalhães, W.F.; Bailey-Brock, J.H. (2012). A new species of Acrocirrus (Polychaeta: Acrocirridae) from Coconut Island, Oahu, Hawaii. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 92(5): 1019-1022., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315411000634
page(s): 1021-1022; note: includes a dichotomic key for all the hitherto known species [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic named Acrocirrus is composed by the New Latin prefix of Greek origin acro-, meaning 'highest', 'at the extremity', 'tip' or 'peak', and the Latin noun cirrus, meaning 'curl' or 'filament', and refers to the presence of developed cirri and other appendages being restricted to the anterior region of the body.  [details]