WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta Levinsen, 1884

129719  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129719)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisoma Örsted, 1844 (junior homonym, replaced by Trochochaeta Levinsen)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisomides Chamberlin, 1919 (unnecessary replacement name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Levinsen, Georg M. R. (1884 (for year 1883)). Systematisk-geografisk Oversigt over de nordiske Annulata, Gephyrea, Chaetognathi og Balanoglossi. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn. 45(1883): 92-350, plates II-III., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16065215#page/109/mode/1up
page(s): 129; note: for T. sarsi, a posterior fragment he assigned to Amphinomidae [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but assumed (Pettibone, 1963:309)...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but assumed (Pettibone, 1963:309) to be for the stellate or wheel-like appearance of the groups of posterior notochaeta when extended. [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2016). Trochochaeta Levinsen, 1884. 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=129719 on 2017-12-18

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original description Levinsen, Georg M. R. (1884 (for year 1883)). Systematisk-geografisk Oversigt over de nordiske Annulata, Gephyrea, Chaetognathi og Balanoglossi. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn. 45(1883): 92-350, plates II-III., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16065215#page/109/mode/1up
page(s): 129; note: for T. sarsi, a posterior fragment he assigned to Amphinomidae [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisoma Örsted, 1844) Örsted, Anders Sandoe 1844. Zur Classification der Annulaten mit Beschreibung einiger euner oderunzulaenglich bekannter Gattungen und Arten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 10(1): 99-112,plates2.
page(s): 107 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumastoma Webster & Benedict, 1884) Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. 1884. The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1881: 699-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41903#page/173/mode/1up
page(s): 737 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisomides Chamberlin, 1919) Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 370 [details]   

taxonomy source Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   

taxonomy source Pettibone, M.H. (1976). Contribution to the polychaete family Trochochaetidae Pettibone. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 230: 1-21., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.230 [details]   

taxonomy source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisoma Örsted, 1844) Hannerz, Lennart. (1956). Larval development of the polychaete families Spionidae Sars, Disomidae Mesnil, and Poecilochaetidae n. fam. in the Gullmar Fjord (Sweden). Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala. 31: 1-204.
page(s): 136 [removed Poecilochaetus from Disomidae] [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Bochert, Ralf; Zettler, Michael L. 2013. A record of the genus Trochochaeta (Polychaeta) in the southern hemisphere with description of a new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 93(04): 967-972  [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisoma Örsted, 1844) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisomides Chamberlin, 1919) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisoma Örsted, 1844) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [created Trochochaetidae] [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumastoma Webster & Benedict, 1884) Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études de morphologie externe chez les Annélides. II. Remarques complémentaires sur les Spionidiens. La famille nouvelle des Disomidiens. La place des Aonides (sensu Tauber, Levinsen). Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique. 30: 83-100., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721719
page(s): 95; note: to Disoma (now Trochochaeta) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but assumed (Pettibone, 1963:309) to be for the stellate or wheel-like appearance of the groups of posterior notochaeta when extended. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender Pettibone (1963, 1976) does not state the genus gender as she usually did. It is feminine (chaeta is transliterated from a Greek feminine noun) [details]