WoRMS taxon details

Dysponetus Levinsen, 1879

129236  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129236)

accepted
Genus
Taphus Webster & Benedict, 1887 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Levinsen, G.M.R. (1879). Om to nye Slaegter af arctiske chaetopode Annelider. <em>Videnskabelige meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske forening i Kjöbenhavn.</em> 1879-80:9-18, Plate 1., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35806955
page(s): 9 [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Dysponetus Levinsen, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129236 on 2019-07-16
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-11-19 22:38:31Z
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original description Levinsen, G.M.R. (1879). Om to nye Slaegter af arctiske chaetopode Annelider. <em>Videnskabelige meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske forening i Kjöbenhavn.</em> 1879-80:9-18, Plate 1., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35806955
page(s): 9 [details]   

additional source Dahlgren, T.G. 1996. Two new species of Dysponetus (Polychaeta: Chrysopetalidae) from Italy and Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 109(3): 575-585., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34645182 [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Dysponetus species are small fragile and easily overlooked in normal handling of samples. They are characterized by circular notosetae, mouth appendage, single pygidial projection, and accessory simple neurosetae. [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]