WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerocheilus Grube, 1863

129557  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129557)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, Adolph-Eduard. (1863). Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Sechster Beitrag. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 29: 37-69, and plates 4-6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31367#page/45/mode/1up
page(s): 50 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Sclerocheilus minutus Grube, 1863  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Sclerocheilus minutus Grube, 1863 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a composition of the words...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a composition of the words Sclero, 'hard', and Cheilus, 'lips' [details]
Bellan, G. (2008). Sclerocheilus Grube, 1863. 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=129557 on 2017-12-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-07-17 15:50:11Z
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2008-03-05 09:00:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Grube, Adolph-Eduard. (1863). Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Sechster Beitrag. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 29: 37-69, and plates 4-6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31367#page/45/mode/1up
page(s): 50 [details]   

basis of record 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 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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Body elongated, prostomium T-shaped; one asetigerous segment present. Branchiae absent; ventral cirri present on posterior setigers; dorsal cirri absent. Acicular spines, furcate and capillary setae present.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a composition of the words Sclero, 'hard', and Cheilus, 'lips' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Sclerocheilus minutus Grube, 1863 [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Sclerocheilus minutus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Sclerocheilus minutus
[image from typetaxon]

Sclerocheilus minutus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Sclerocheilus minutus
[image from typetaxon]