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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis Otto, 1821 
AphiaID: 129644

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratuliformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis thalassemoides Otto, 1821 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspidae Carus, 1863
Sources  original description Otto, A. G. 1821. Animalium maritimorum nondum editorum genera duo. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum 10(2): 617-634, Plates 50-51., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37021183 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis affinis Stimpson, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis africana Augener, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis andamanensis Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis annenkovae Salazar-Vallejo & Buzhinskaja, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis buzhinskajae Salazar-Vallejo, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis costata Marenzeller, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis fossor Stimpson, 1854
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis islandica Malmgren, 1867
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis maior Chamberlin, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis maureri Salazar-Vallejo & Buzhinskaja, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis monroi Salazar-Vallejo, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis piotrowskiae Salazar-Vallejo, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis princeps Selenka, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis rietschi Caullery, 1944
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis scutata Ranzani, 1817
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis sendalli Salazar-Vallejo, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis spinosa Sluiter, 1882
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis thalassemoides Otto, 1821
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis thorsoni Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis uschakovi Salazar-Vallejo & Buzhinskaja, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis williamsae Salazar-Vallejo & Buzhinskaja, 2013

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis assimilis Malmgren, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis thalassemoides Otto, 1821
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis capillata Nonato, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetersenaspis capillata (Nonato, 1966)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis elegans Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) elegans (Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis laevis Caullery, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulleryaspis laevis (Caullery, 1944)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis major [auct.] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis maior Chamberlin, 1919
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Early nomenclatural history of the type is not straighforward. For instance Petersen (2000:318) maintained Otto (1821) renamed Ranzani's Thalassema scutatus as Sternaspis thalassemoides, noting it was "a common practice at that time". This is not obvious from the text, but Otto certainly discusses Ranzani on his pages 626-627. Petersen correctly recognised Otto's new genus's sole described taxon, Sternaspis thalassemoides was the type species, which could not be Thalassema scutatus Ranzani or the earlier (not validly published fide ICZN) Echinorhynchus scutatus (or Echinorinchus scutatus) of Renier, 1807 or 1804, as stated in for example the Hartman catalogue.  [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sternaspis thalassemoides from Sendall & Salazar Vallejo (2013)
Sternaspis thalassemoi...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129644
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-04-10 05:28:50Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Sternaspis Otto, 1821. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129644 on 2014-12-22
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