WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApistobranchus Levinsen, 1883

129198  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129198)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSkardaria Wesenberg-Lund, 1951 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Levinsen, Georg M. R. (1884 (for year 1883)). Systematisk-geografisk Oversigt over de nordiske Annulata, Gephyrea, Chaetognathi og Balanoglossi. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn. 45(1883): 92-350, plates II-III., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16065215#page/109/mode/1up
page(s): 114; note: new genus in Ariciidae [Orbiniidae]for Aricia tullbergi [details]   
Bellan, G. (2008). Apistobranchus. 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=129198 on 2017-12-11

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original description Levinsen, Georg M. R. (1884 (for year 1883)). Systematisk-geografisk Oversigt over de nordiske Annulata, Gephyrea, Chaetognathi og Balanoglossi. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn. 45(1883): 92-350, plates II-III., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16065215#page/109/mode/1up
page(s): 114; note: new genus in Ariciidae [Orbiniidae]for Aricia tullbergi [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEthocles Webster & Benedict, 1887) Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries. 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSkardaria Wesenberg-Lund, 1951) Wesenberg-Lund, Elise 1951. Polychaeta. The Zoology of Iceland, 2(19): 1-182. [details]   

additional source 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 [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]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEthocles Webster & Benedict, 1887) Hartman, Olga. (1965). Deep-water benthic polychaetous annelids off New England to Bermuda and other North Atlantic areas. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation. 28: 1-384., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/20299
page(s): 144; note: states that Ethocles differs from Apistobranchus in having a 1st chaetiger ventral cirrus. "This feature may be specific." [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEthocles Webster & Benedict, 1887) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 295; note: Both Ethocles and Skadaria placed as synonyms of Apistobranchus [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSkardaria Wesenberg-Lund, 1951) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 295; note: to Apistobranchus [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy The monotypic genera Ethocles Webster & Benedict, 1887 and Skardaria Wesenberg-Lund, 1951 are subjective synonyms of Apistobranchus, thus the only genus of the family [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]