WoRMS taxon details

Chloenopsis Fauchald, 1977

129185  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129185)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf
page(s): 102; note: new genus name assigned for the new combination Chloenopsis atlantica (McIntosh, 1885), previously in Chloenea Kinberg [details]   
Etymology Not stated in the original description. It seems to be composed by the name of the genus Chloeia Lamarck, 1818, followed by...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description. It seems to be composed by the name of the genus Chloeia Lamarck, 1818, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -opsis, meaning 'likeness', and would refer to the resemblance between the two genera. [details]

Taxonomy Created for Chloenea atlantica which (fide Fauchald, 1977) is not a Chloeia.   
Taxonomy Created for Chloenea atlantica which (fide Fauchald, 1977) is not a Chloeia.  [details]

Taxonomy Chloenopsis Fauchald, 1977 may be valid simply as a new genus for Chloenea sensu McIntosh and C. atlantica McIntosh, 1885,...  
Taxonomy Chloenopsis Fauchald, 1977 may be valid simply as a new genus for Chloenea sensu McIntosh and C. atlantica McIntosh, 1885, which is not a Chloeia (according to Fauchald, 1977). However, Fauchald mistakenly created it as a replacement name (See note for Chloenea atlantica). Borda et al (2015:327) mistakenly credit Chloenopsis authorship to McIntosh, 1885. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Chloenopsis Fauchald, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129185 on 2018-05-23
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-11-16 21:49:47Z
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2018-01-18 17:36:17Z
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original description Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf
page(s): 102; note: new genus name assigned for the new combination Chloenopsis atlantica (McIntosh, 1885), previously in Chloenea Kinberg [details]   

additional source 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]   
From editor or global species database
Classification tentative classification placement of Chloenopsis in Archinominae [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Fauchald (1977: 102): "Body ovate, caruncle high, loosely plaited and rugose. Branchiae pennate. Dorsal cirri double; eyes present.[details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. It seems to be composed by the name of the genus Chloeia Lamarck, 1818, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -opsis, meaning 'likeness', and would refer to the resemblance between the two genera. [details]

Taxonomy Created for Chloenea atlantica which (fide Fauchald, 1977) is not a Chloeia.  [details]

Taxonomy Chloenopsis Fauchald, 1977 may be valid simply as a new genus for Chloenea sensu McIntosh and C. atlantica McIntosh, 1885, which is not a Chloeia (according to Fauchald, 1977). However, Fauchald mistakenly created it as a replacement name (See note for Chloenea atlantica). Borda et al (2015:327) mistakenly credit Chloenopsis authorship to McIntosh, 1885. [details]