WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorrea Quatrefages, 1850

129149  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129149)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Quatrefages, A. de. (1850). Études sur les types inférieures de l'embranchement des annelées. Mémoire sur les organes de sens des annélides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Paris. Série 3, 13: 25-41, plate 2 figs. 16-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48056#page/33/mode/1up
page(s): 34 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote The type species of the genus Torrea...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species The type species of the genus Torrea Quatrefages, 1850 is referred to be Alciopa candida delle Chiaje, 1828 by authors such as Hartman (1959: 171), Day (1967: 186) or Fauchald (1977: 52), which is erroneous. The correct type species is Torrea vitrea Quatrefages, 1850, as stated in Støp-Bowitz (1948: 22; 1992: 37), having been designated by monotypy.  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Torrea seems to make...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Torrea seems to make reference to the type locality of Torrea vitrea Quatrefages, 1850, the type of the genus, collected around Torre dell'Isola ("environs de la Torre dell'Isola"; Quatrefages, 1850: 34), in the northern coast of Sicily (Italy, Mediterranean Sea).  [details]
Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2015). Torrea Quatrefages, 1850. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129149 on 2017-12-11

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original description Quatrefages, A. de. (1850). Études sur les types inférieures de l'embranchement des annelées. Mémoire sur les organes de sens des annélides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Paris. Série 3, 13: 25-41, plate 2 figs. 16-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48056#page/33/mode/1up
page(s): 34 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterope Claparède, 1870) Claparède, Édouard. (1870). Les annélides chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Supplément. Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève. 20(2): 365-542 [separate pagination at page top, continuous pagination at bottom]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18576#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 471-472 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLiocapa Costa, 1862) Costa, A. (1862). Descrizione di alcuni Anellidi del Golfo di Napoli. Annuario del Museo Zoologico della R. Università di Napoli. 1(9): 82-90., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43419#page/90/mode/1up
page(s): 87 [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 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Ce genre, pour lequel nous proposerons le nom de Torrea, se distingue des Alciopes par les pieds qui ne portent que deux lobes foliacés, l'un en dessus, l'autre en dessous du tubercule sétigère." (Quatrefages, 1850: 34).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Torrea seems to make reference to the type locality of Torrea vitrea Quatrefages, 1850, the type of the genus, collected around Torre dell'Isola ("environs de la Torre dell'Isola"; Quatrefages, 1850: 34), in the northern coast of Sicily (Italy, Mediterranean Sea).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species The type species of the genus Torrea Quatrefages, 1850 is referred to be Alciopa candida delle Chiaje, 1828 by authors such as Hartman (1959: 171), Day (1967: 186) or Fauchald (1977: 52), which is erroneous. The correct type species is Torrea vitrea Quatrefages, 1850, as stated in Støp-Bowitz (1948: 22; 1992: 37), having been designated by monotypy.  [details]