WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalathowenia Kirkegaard, 1959

146949 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146949)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kirkegaard, Jørgen B. 1959. The Polychaeta of West Africa Part I. Sedentary species. Atlantide Report, 5: 7-117.
page(s): 66-67 [details]   
Read, G. (2010). Galathowenia. 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=146949 on 2017-11-24

Date
action
by
2005-02-28 08:40:49Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2010-09-13 23:05:59Z
changed

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original description Kirkegaard, Jørgen B. 1959. The Polychaeta of West Africa Part I. Sedentary species. Atlantide Report, 5: 7-117.
page(s): 66-67 [details]   

additional source Parapar, Julio 2003. Resurrection of Galathowenia australis (Polychaeta, Oweniidae) based upon type material. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 44(3):249-255 [details]   

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]   

status source Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Oweniidae Rioja, 1917. pages 97-128. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 102 [details]   
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]