WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera unicornis Lamarck, 1818

130131  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130131)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera goesi Malmgren, 1867 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera kraussii Stimpson, 1856 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nicobarica Grube, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nigripes Johnston, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxi [auctt. misspelling] (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobolus meckelii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (superseded subsequent combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Lamarck, Jean Baptiste de. (1818). [USE FOR POLYCHAETA = Vol. 5. Annelides of ...] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l`Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie]. Paris, Deterville, 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MNHN POLY TYPE 383  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN POLY TYPE 383 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote The type locality of Glycera unicornis is...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality The type locality of Glycera unicornis is unknown. Lamarck and Savigny were reporting on a specimen held in the MNHN collection that presumably had no collection information with it. It could have come from anywhere in the world. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated but 'unicornis' is an adjectival...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated but 'unicornis' is an adjectival form, unchanging between masculine/feminine, meaning single-horned. [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2015). Glycera unicornis. 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=130131 on 2017-12-11

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original description Lamarck, Jean Baptiste de. (1818). [USE FOR POLYCHAETA = Vol. 5. Annelides of ...] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l`Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie]. Paris, Deterville, 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Audouin, J.V. and Milne Edwards, H. (1833). Classification des Annélides et description de celles qui habitent les côtes de la France. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris, sér. 1. 29: 195-269., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29342#page/199/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nigripes Johnston, 1865) Johnston, George. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 188; note: From shores of Scotland [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera goesi Malmgren, 1867) Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera kraussii Stimpson, 1856) Stimpson, W. (1856). Description of some new marine invertebrates. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 7(10): 385-395., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1694499 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera meckelii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Audouin, J.V. and Milne Edwards, H. (1833). Classification des Annélides et description de celles qui habitent les côtes de la France. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris. sér. 1, 28: 187-247., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29457#page/191/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera mesnili Saint-Joseph, 1898) Saint-Joseph, Arthur d’Anthoine de. (1898). Annélides polychètes des côtes de France (Manche et Océan). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie et Paléontologie, Paris. Série 8, 5: 209-464, plates XIII-XXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110314#page/219/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nicobarica Grube, 1866) Grube, A.E. 1867. Anneliden. Reise der Österreichischen Frégatte Novara um die Erde inden Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Novara-Expedition, Ser. Zoologischer Theil, 2: 1-46. [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 Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1(3):1-128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 37 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck
page(s): 60; note: redescription from holotype [details]   

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Fauvel, P. (1913). Quatrième note préliminaire sur les Polychètes provenant des campagnées de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou deposées dans le Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 270: 1-80., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/173088#page/257/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Fauvel, P. 1914. Annélides polychètes non-pélagiques provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice (1885-1910). Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accompliés par le Prince Albert I, 46: 1-432., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18640#9 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck
page(s): 60 [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxi [auctt. misspelling]) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxi [auctt. misspelling]) 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
page(s): 362 [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxi [auctt. misspelling]) BIOCEAN, available online at http://www.ifremer.fr/biocean/ [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nigripes Johnston, 1865) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nigripes Johnston, 1865) Hornell, J. 1891. Report on the polychaetous annelids of the L.M.B.C. district. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society, Society5: 223-268. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera meckelii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck [details]   

redescription  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nicobarica Grube, 1866) Imajima, Minoru. (2003). Polychaetous Annelids from Sagami Bay and Sagami Sea collected by the Emperor Showa of Japan and deposited at the Showa Memorial Institute, National Science Museum, Tokyo (II), Orders included within the Phyllodocida, Amphinomida, Spintherida and Enicida. National Science Museum Monographs. 23: 1-221., available online at http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110004708004/en [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobolus meckelii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)) Claparède, Rene-Édouard. (1868). [Book version of 1868] Les annelides chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. [book]. pp. 499 plus 31 plates, Ramboz et Schuchardt, Genève., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48090491
page(s): 189 (499) [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera meckelii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera mesnili Saint-Joseph, 1898) Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera goesi Malmgren, 1867) Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck
page(s): 60 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera kraussii Stimpson, 1856) Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera kraussii Stimpson, 1856) Ehlers, Ernst. (1908). Die bodensässigen Anneliden aus den Sammlungen der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition. 1-168. IN: Chun, Carl (Ed.). Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer ''Valdivia'' 1898-1899. 16(1): 1-168, plates I-XXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18687 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nigripes Johnston, 1865) Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck [details]   

subsequent type designation  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nigripes Johnston, 1865) Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck
page(s): 62 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera goesi Malmgren, 1867) Fauvel, P. (1913). Quatrième note préliminaire sur les Polychètes provenant des campagnées de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou deposées dans le Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 270: 1-80., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/173088#page/257/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera nicobarica Grube, 1866) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Budaeva N.E., Jirkov I.A., Savilova T.A., Paterson G.L.J. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Polychaeta. Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 217–230 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [details]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN POLY TYPE 383 [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Contrary to the attribution of Böggemann (2002:60), Savigny is the initiator of the name, but not the author. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated but 'unicornis' is an adjectival form, unchanging between masculine/feminine, meaning single-horned. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality The type locality of Glycera unicornis is unknown. Lamarck and Savigny were reporting on a specimen held in the MNHN collection that presumably had no collection information with it. It could have come from anywhere in the world. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]