WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiochaetopterus M Sars, 1856

129233  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129233)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelepsavus Costa, 1861 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, M. (1856). Nye Annelider. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae (Fredrik D. Beyer. Bergen). heft 2:1-24., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41477013
page(s): 1; note: for Spiochaetopterus typicus [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species S. typicus Sars 1856 in Fauchald,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species S. typicus Sars 1856 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Webster (1879:246) emended the genus, removing the restriction of Sars to two segments for the mid body, and removing the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Webster (1879:246) emended the genus, removing the restriction of Sars to two segments for the mid body, and removing the absence of eyes as a generic character. See also Gitay (1969) [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2015). Spiochaetopterus M Sars, 1856. 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=129233 on 2018-01-17

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-11-26 20:41:06Z
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original description Sars, M. (1856). Nye Annelider. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae (Fredrik D. Beyer. Bergen). heft 2:1-24., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41477013
page(s): 1; note: for Spiochaetopterus typicus [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelepsavus Costa, 1861) Costa, O. G. 1861. Di un nuovo genere di Anellidi dell'ordine dei tubicolarii e della fauni glia dei Chetopterini, scoperto nel mare di Napoli. Ommagio al Re d'Italia Vittorio Emmanuele dell' Accademia Pontaniana, Napoli 1(2): 53-62,1plate.
page(s): 53 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochaetopterus Berkeley, 1927) Berkeley, Edith. (1927). A new genus of Chaetopteridae from the northeast Pacific with some remarks on allied genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 97(2): 441-445., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1927.tb02270.x
page(s): 441 [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 Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Sars, M. (1853). Bemaerkninger over det Adriatiske Havs Fauna sammenlignet med Nordhavets. Nyt Mag. Naturvid. 7 : 367-397.
page(s): 390; note: name only. Appears to be a nomen nudum [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]   

redescription Gitay, A. (1969). A contribution to the revision of Spiochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae, Polychaeta). Sarsia. 37: 9-20.
page(s): 10 [details]   

redescription Webster, Henry E. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of the Virginian coast. Transactions of the Albany Institute. 9: 202-269, plates I-XI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/137886#page/216/mode/1up
page(s): 246 [details]   

identification resource Bhaud, Michel R. (1998). Species of Spiochaetopterus (Polychaeta, Chaetopteridae) in the Atlantic-Mediterranean biogeographic area. Sarsia. 83: 243-263., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/32138.pdf
page(s): 259; note: keys to species [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptochaetopterus Berkeley, 1927) Gitay, A. (1969). A contribution to the revision of Spiochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae, Polychaeta). Sarsia. 37: 9-20.
page(s): 10 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelepsavus Costa, 1861) Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelepsavus Costa, 1861) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelepsavus Costa, 1861) Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596
page(s): 527 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelepsavus Costa, 1861) Gitay, A. (1969). A contribution to the revision of Spiochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae, Polychaeta). Sarsia. 37: 9-20. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Hartman catalogue and Fauchald pink book give 1853 as date for the genus Spiochaetopterus, but this instance appears to be a listing only, and thus a nomen nudum. The genus and type species were not described until 1856 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Webster (1879:246) emended the genus, removing the restriction of Sars to two segments for the mid body, and removing the absence of eyes as a generic character. See also Gitay (1969) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species S. typicus Sars 1856 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
 



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