WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysponetus Levinsen, 1879

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

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaphus Webster & Benedict, 1887 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Levinsen, G. M. R. (1879). Om to nye Slaegter af arctiske chaetopode Annelider. Videnskabelige meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske forening i Kjöbenhavn. 1879-80:9-18, Plate 1., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35806955
page(s): 9 [details]   
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2013). Dysponetus Levinsen, 1879. 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=129236 on 2017-12-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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. Videnskabelige meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske forening i Kjöbenhavn. 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. 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaphus Webster & Benedict, 1887) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]