WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion Audouin & Milne Edwards in Cuvier, 1830

129594 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129594)
accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusigalion Augener, 1918 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalenessa Baird, 1868 (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion (Psammolyce)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion (Psammolyce) rigida Grube, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelogenia rigida (Grube, 1868) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion amboinensis Grube, 1877
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion antillarus Grube, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion arenicola Verrill, 1880
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion asiaticus (Uschakov & Wu, 1965)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion blainvillii Costa, 1841
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion capensis Day, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion cirrifer Orensanz & Gianuca, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion edwardsi Kinberg, 1856
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion lewisii Berkeley & Berkeley, 1939
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion lituus Imajima, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion mathildae Audouin & Milne Edwards in Cuvier, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion microantennatus Hartmann-Schröder, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion oligospinosus Wehe, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion omanensis Wehe, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion opalinus Intes & Le Loeuff, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion orientalis Wehe, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion oviger Monro, 1924
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion papillosus Imajima, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion pergamentaceum Grube, 1856
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion pourtalesii Ehlers, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion shimodaensis Imajima, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion socotrensis Wehe, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion spinosus (Hartman, 1939)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion squamosus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion stelliferum (Müller in Linnaeus, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion stylolepis (Willey, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion tanseimaruae Imajima, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion vazensis (Augener, 1918)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion orientalis Imajima, 2009 (nomen dubium, unreplaced junior primary homonym to S. orientalis Wehe, 2007)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion antillarum Grube, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion antillarus Grube, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion arenosum Delle Chiaje, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelogenia arenosa (Delle Chiaje, 1830) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion bandaensis Horst, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion amboinensis Grube, 1877 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion boa Johnston, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais boa (Johnston, 1833) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion buskii McIntosh, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoleanira tetragona (Örsted, 1845) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion capense Day, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion capensis Day, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion carringtonii Carrington, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion mathildae Audouin & Milne Edwards in Cuvier, 1830 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion cirriferum Orensanz & Gianuca, 1974 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion cirrifer Orensanz & Gianuca, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion estellae Guerin, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais boa (Johnston, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion herminiae Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelogenia arenosa (Delle Chiaje, 1830) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion idunae Rathke, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais boa (Johnston, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion limicola Ehlers, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais limicola (Ehlers, 1864) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion microantennata Hartmann-Schröder, 1974 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion microantennatus Hartmann-Schröder, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion ocellatum Bobretzky, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholoe minuta (Fabricius, 1780) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion oculatum Peters, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthalenessa oculata (Peters, 1854) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion opalinum Intes & Le Loeuff, 1975 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion opalinus Intes & Le Loeuff, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion ovigerum Monro, 1924 [original spelling] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion oviger Monro, 1924 (incorrect original spelling (gender agreement))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion papillosum Imajima, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion papillosus Imajima, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion squamatum Delle Chiaje, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion squamosus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion squamosum Delle Chiaje, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion squamosus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion tetragonum Örsted, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoleanira tetragona (Örsted, 1845) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Cuvier, G. 1830. Le règne animal distribué d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base a l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction a l'anatomie comparée. 2nd Edition. Volume 3 [includes Polychaeta]. 1-504. Déterville et Crochard. Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17681
page(s): 207 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species S. Mathildae Audouin and Milne...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species S. Mathildae Audouin and Milne Edwards is mentioned only as a footnote in Cuvier (1830), without description, referring to "Aud. et Edw., Littor. de la France" which work did not appear until 1834 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology according to Mackie & Chambers (1990:52)...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology according to Mackie & Chambers (1990:52) "Several authors have treated Sigalion as neuter, but Sigalion is a Greek name for the Egyptian god of silence, more commonly known as Harpocrates, and is of masculine gender (Lewis & Short 1879). This is clearly indicated by the words (" … aut tua Sigalion Aegyptius oscula signet . . .") of the poet Ausonius …" [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species S. Mathildae Audouin and Milne...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species S. Mathildae Audouin and Milne Edwards is mentioned only as a footnote in Cuvier (1830), without description, referring to "Aud. et Edw., Littor. de la France" which work did not appear until 1834 [details]
Fauchald, K.; Bellan, G. (2008). Sigalion. 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=129594 on 2017-11-25

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-01-25 09:20:00Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Cuvier, G. 1830. Le règne animal distribué d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base a l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction a l'anatomie comparée. 2nd Edition. Volume 3 [includes Polychaeta]. 1-504. Déterville et Crochard. Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17681
page(s): 207 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalenessa Baird, 1868) Baird, William 1868. Contributions to a monograph of the Aphroditacea. Journal of the Linnean Society of London 9(33): 31-38.
page(s): 34; note: Erected for Sigalion edwardsi Kinberg, River Plate, S America [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusigalion Augener, 1918) Augener, H. (1918). Polychaeta. Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas. 2(2): 67-625, plates II-VII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7172671#page/79/mode/1up
page(s): 113 [details]   

taxonomy source Wehe, T. 2007. Revision of the scale worms (Polychaeta:Aphroditoidea) occurring in the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula. Part II: Sigalionidae. Fauna of Arabia 23: 41–124 [details]   

taxonomy source Mackie, Andrew S. Y.; Chambers, Susan J. (1990). Revision of the type species of Sigalion, Thalenessa and Eusigalion (Polychaeta: Sigalionidae). Zoologica Scripta. 19(1): 39-56., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00239.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusigalion Augener, 1918) Hartman, O. (1939). Polychaetous annelids. Part I. Aphroditidae to Pisionidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 7(1): 1-156., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88616#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 57 [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 Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalenessa Baird, 1868) Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalenessa Baird, 1868) Mackie, Andrew S. Y.; Chambers, Susan J. (1990). Revision of the type species of Sigalion, Thalenessa and Eusigalion (Polychaeta: Sigalionidae). Zoologica Scripta. 19(1): 39-56., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00239.x
page(s): 52 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusigalion Augener, 1918) Mackie, Andrew S. Y.; Chambers, Susan J. (1990). Revision of the type species of Sigalion, Thalenessa and Eusigalion (Polychaeta: Sigalionidae). Zoologica Scripta. 19(1): 39-56., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00239.x
page(s): 48 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology according to Mackie & Chambers (1990:52) "Several authors have treated Sigalion as neuter, but Sigalion is a Greek name for the Egyptian god of silence, more commonly known as Harpocrates, and is of masculine gender (Lewis & Short 1879). This is clearly indicated by the words (" … aut tua Sigalion Aegyptius oscula signet . . .") of the poet Ausonius …" [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender masculine (fide Mackie & Chambers, 1990) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species S. Mathildae Audouin and Milne Edwards is mentioned only as a footnote in Cuvier (1830), without description, referring to "Aud. et Edw., Littor. de la France" which work did not appear until 1834 [details]
 



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omnivore [details]
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scavenger [details]
Sigalion mathildae Audouin & Milne Edwards in Cuvier, 1830
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Sigalion mathildae ...
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