WoRMS taxon details

Spinther Johnston, 1845

129604  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129604)

accepted
Genus
Cryptonota Stimpson, 1853 (subjective synonym)
Oniscosoma Sars, 1851 (subjective synonym)
Sphinter [misspelling] (Subsequent misspelling for Spinther)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
Johnston, George 1845. Miscellanea Zoologica. Classe Annelides [sic]; Order Errantes; Family Nereides. [continued from v.15] Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1, 16: 4-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2287390
page(s): 8 [details]   
Etymology Not stated. Spinther is from Greek, meaning a spark, and is masculine in gender. Most subsequent authors placing species in...  
Etymology Not stated. Spinther is from Greek, meaning a spark, and is masculine in gender. Most subsequent authors placing species in the genus treated the genus as masculine. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Spinther Johnston, 1845. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129604 on 2020-08-07
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2018-01-16 04:19:05Z
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2020-07-14 08:17:25Z
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original description Johnston, George 1845. Miscellanea Zoologica. Classe Annelides [sic]; Order Errantes; Family Nereides. [continued from v.15] Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1, 16: 4-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2287390
page(s): 8 [details]   

original description  (of Cryptonota Stimpson, 1853) Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge.</em> 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632
page(s): 35 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Oniscosoma Sars, 1851) Sars, M. (1851). Beretning om en i Sommeren 1849 foretagen zoologisk Reise i Lofoten og Finmarken [1850 date used in Hydrozoa, 1851 in Polychaeta & others]. <em>Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne.</em> 6: 121-211., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8152707
page(s): 210 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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]   

redescription Graff, Ludwig von 1888. Die Annelidengattung Spinther. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 46: 1-66., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27477705 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Etymology Not stated. Spinther is from Greek, meaning a spark, and is masculine in gender. Most subsequent authors placing species in the genus treated the genus as masculine. [details]

Grammatical gender Not stated. Spinther is masculine according to Brown (composition of scientific words). [details]