WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma Johansson, 1926

129536  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129536)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (replaced junior homonym)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma pacificum Johansson, 1927 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma vigilans (Claparède, 1869) (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable without new records)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma acrophthalmos (Grube, 1878) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma acrophthalmos (Grube, 1878) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma bioculata [auct. misspelling] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma bioculatum (Ehlers, 1887) (incorrect gender ending, of superseded subsequent combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma bioculatum (Ehlers, 1887) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma bioculatum (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma carunculatum (Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008) (incorrect original spelling, genus a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma cinctum Fitzhugh, 2003 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma cinctum (Fitzhugh, 2003) (genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma circumspectum (Moore, 1923) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma circumspectum (Moore, 1923) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma claparedei (Gravier, 1906) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma claparedei (Gravier, 1906) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma clara (Chamberlin, 1919) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma modestum (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded subsequent recombination of subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma coloratum (Chamberlin, 1919) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma coloratum (Chamberlin, 1919) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma georgiense Tovar-Hernández & Carrera-Parra, 2011 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma georgiense (Tovar-Hernández & Carrera-Parra, 2011) (superseded original combination, invalid genus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma gesae Knight-Jones, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma gesae (Knight-Jones, 1997) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma heterops Perkins, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma heterops (Perkins, 1984) (superseded original combination, invalid genus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma hypsilophum (Ehlers, 1920) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma intermedium (Beddard, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylomma palmatum (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma inflata Capa & Murray, 2009 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma inflatum (Capa & Murray, 2009) (superseded original combination, gender original misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma intermedium (Beddard, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylomma palmatum (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma interrupta Capa & Murray, 2009 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma interruptum (Capa & Murray, 2009) (superseded original combination, gender misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma kaikourense Knight-Jones, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma kaikourense (Knight-Jones, 1997) (superseded original combination, invalid genus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma lanigera (Grube, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma lanigerum (Grube, 1846) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma linaresi (Rioja, 1917) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella discifera Grube, 1874 (invalid combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma lobifera (Ehlers, 1887) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma lobiferum (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym, gender misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma lobiferum (Ehlers, 1887) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma lobiferum (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma messapicum Giangrande & Licciano, 2008 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma messapicum (Giangrande & Licciano, 2008) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma miyukiae Nishi, 1998 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma miyukiae (Nishi, 1998) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma modestum (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma modestum (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma monoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma pigmentum (Reish, 1963) (subjective synonym, incorrect original spelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma monophthalma (Augener, 1922) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylomma palmatum (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma multioculatum Fitzhugh, 2002 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma multioculatum (Fitzhugh, 2002) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma mushaense (Gravier, 1906) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma mushaense (Gravier, 1906) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma nechamae Knight-Jones, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma nechamae (Knight-Jones, 1997) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma pacifica Johansson, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma pacificum Johansson, 1927 (incorrect original spelling for gender agreement, indeterminable)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma pacifici (Grube, 1859) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma pacifici (Grube, 1859) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma parva (Chamberlin, 1919) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma splendida (Moore, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma splendidum (Moore, 1905) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma perkinsi Tovar-Hernandez & Salazar-Vallejo, 2006 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma perkinsi (Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2006) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma phyllisae Capa & Murray, 2009 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma phyllisae (Capa & Murray, 2009) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma pigmentum Reish, 1963 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma pigmentum (Reish, 1963) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma pseudogesae Mikac, Giangrande & Licciano, 2013 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma pseudogesae (Mikac, Giangrande & Licciano, 2013) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma quadrioculatum (Willey, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma quadrioculatum (Willey, 1905) (superseded subsequent combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma roulei (Gravier, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma roulei (Gravier, 1908) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma splendida (Moore, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma splendidum (Moore, 1905) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym, gender misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma suspiciens (Ehlers, 1904) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma suspiciens (Ehlers, 1904) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma trioculatum Reish, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma trioculatum (Reish, 1968) (superseded original combination, genus is a replaced homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalomma vesiculosum (Montagu, 1813) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcromegalomma vesiculosum (Montagu, 1813) (superseded recombination, genus is a replaced homonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johansson, Karl Erik 1927. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Polychaeten-Familien Hermellidae Sabellidae und Serpulidae. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala, 11: 1-184.
page(s): 130 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species as Amphitrite vesiculosa Montagu,...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species as Amphitrite vesiculosa Montagu, 1815 in Hartman catalogue (1959: 549), but Megalomma type species is actually (by monotypy) Branchiomma koellikeri Claparède, 1869, which is a junior synonym of Sabella lanigera Grube, 1846, now Acromegalomma lanigerum (gender corrected). Amphitrite vesiculosa Montagu, 1815 is now Acromegalomma vesiculosum. In his full work on Megalomma Johansson (1927: 130) introduced Megalomma pacifica as a new species, and recombined several Branchiomma into it, with B koellikeri as a synonym of M. vesiculosa. Unfortunately he had earlier introduced Megalomma in an informal way in 1925 as a new genus for B. koellikeri, and for this reason B. koellikeri is accidentally the type species by monotypy [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Megalomma is a replaced homonym to an insect genus, Megalomma Westwood, 1841 in Carabidae. It is replaced by Acromegalomma...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Megalomma is a replaced homonym to an insect genus, Megalomma Westwood, 1841 in Carabidae. It is replaced by Acromegalomma Gil & Nishi, 2017 [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2017). Megalomma Johansson, 1926. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129536 on 2018-01-17

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original description Johansson, Karl Erik 1927. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Polychaeten-Familien Hermellidae Sabellidae und Serpulidae. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala, 11: 1-184.
page(s): 130 [details]   

taxonomy source Capa, M.; Murray, A. (2009). Review of the genus Megalomma (Polychaeta: Sabellidae) in Australia with description of three new species, new records and notes on certain features with phylogenetic implications. Records of the Australian Museum. 61(2): 201-224., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.61.2009.1529 [details]   

taxonomy source Tovar-Hernández, M.A.; Salazar-Vallejo, S.I. (2008). Caruncle in Megalomma Johansson, 1925 (Polychaeta: Sabellidae) and the description of a new species from the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Journal of Natural History. 42(29): 1951-1973., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930802140186 [details]   

taxonomy source Tovar-Hernández, María Ana; Carrera-Parra, Luis F. 2011. Megalomma Johansson, 1925 (Polychaeta: Sabellidae) from America and other world-wide localities, and phylogenetic relationships within the genus. Zootaxa 2861 (Monograph): 1-71, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2011/2861.html [details]   

taxonomy source Gil, João; Nishi, Eijiroh. (2017). Nomenclatural checklist for Acromegalomma species (Annelida, Sabellidae), a nomen novum replacement for the junior homonym Megalomma Johansson, 1926. ZooKeys. 677: 131-150., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.677.12030 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment All valid Megalomma species are now recombined in Acromegalomma Gil & Nishi, 2017, replacement name for Megalomma [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender Megalomma is a neuter gender, just like Branchiomma is. Therefore there are some gender incorrect species-group suffixes created or combined in it that have continued to be used, eg Megalomma lanigera (was in feminine Sabella) which should be M. lanigerum [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Megalomma is a replaced homonym to an insect genus, Megalomma Westwood, 1841 in Carabidae. It is replaced by Acromegalomma Gil & Nishi, 2017 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species as Amphitrite vesiculosa Montagu, 1815 in Hartman catalogue (1959: 549), but Megalomma type species is actually (by monotypy) Branchiomma koellikeri Claparède, 1869, which is a junior synonym of Sabella lanigera Grube, 1846, now Acromegalomma lanigerum (gender corrected). Amphitrite vesiculosa Montagu, 1815 is now Acromegalomma vesiculosum. In his full work on Megalomma Johansson (1927: 130) introduced Megalomma pacifica as a new species, and recombined several Branchiomma into it, with B koellikeri as a synonym of M. vesiculosa. Unfortunately he had earlier introduced Megalomma in an informal way in 1925 as a new genus for B. koellikeri, and for this reason B. koellikeri is accidentally the type species by monotypy [details]