WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediomastus fragilis Rasmussen, 1973

129892  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129892)

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Species
marine
Rasmussen, E. (1973). Systematics and ecology of the Isefjord marine fauna (Denmark). Ophelia. 11(1): 1-507., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1973.10430115
page(s): 115 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Isefjord, Kattegat, Denmark  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Isefjord, Kattegat, Denmark [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Rasmussen intended to describe Mediomastus...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Rasmussen intended to describe Mediomastus fragilis "in more detail elsewhere" but it seems this did not happen. No holotype is mentioned, nor type locality, but assumed to be Isefjord. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This is the only Mediomastus species occuring...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This is the only Mediomastus species occuring in European waters. [details]
Bellan, G. (2004). Mediomastus fragilis. 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=129892 on 2017-12-18

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original description Rasmussen, E. (1973). Systematics and ecology of the Isefjord marine fauna (Denmark). Ophelia. 11(1): 1-507., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1973.10430115
page(s): 115 [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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source de Kluijver, M. J.; Ingalsuo, S. S.; de Bruyne, R. H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Warren, L.M.; Hutchings, P.A.; Doyle, S. (1994). A revision of the genus Mediomastus Hartman, 1944 (Polychaeta: Capitellidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 46(3): 227-256., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.46.1994.6
page(s): 245 [details]   

redescription Warren, L. M. (1979). Mediomastus fragilis Rasmussen (Polychaeta: Capitellidae), a Species Newly Recorded from British Waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 59(3): 757-760. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediomastus fragile [auct. misspelling]) Hansen, Benni 1993. Aspects of feeding, growth and stage development by trochophora larvae of the boreal polychaete Mediomastus fragile (Rasmussen) (Capitellidae). Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology 166(2): 273-288.
page(s): 273 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Rasmussen intended to describe Mediomastus fragilis "in more detail elsewhere" but it seems this did not happen. No holotype is mentioned, nor type locality, but assumed to be Isefjord. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Isefjord, Kattegat, Denmark [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType specimen There are no syntype specimens known. Warren et al. (1994) examined specimens said to be "Rasmussen's private collection from type locality" and give a "type locality" of Vellerup Vig, Isefjord, 55°44'N 11 °52'E (55.733, 11.8667), 0.5 m. How they obtained the lat/long is unstated, but it is a location inside Vellerup Vig.  [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This is the only Mediomastus species occuring in European waters. [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbristleworm  [details]