WoRMS name details

Nais clavicornis Sars, 1835

155240  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155240)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, M. (1835). Beskrivelser og Iagttagelser over nogle moerkelige eller nye i Havet ved den Bergenske Kyst levende Dyr af Polypernes, Acalephernes, Radiaternes, Annelidernes og Molluskernes classer, med en kort Oversigt over de hidtil af Forfatteren sammesteds fundne Arter og deres Forekommen. Bergen, Thorstein Hallagers Forlag hos Chr. Dahl, R.S., xii + 81 pp., 15 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/46907
page(s): 64-65, plate 9 fig. 24a-d [details]   
Note Near Florø, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Near Florø, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 61.604º, 5.033º), in mud sediment.  [details]
Type material Banse (1969: 2610) states: "Neither the types nor other Macrochaeta material of Sars are in the Zoological Museum in Bergen, Norway (Prof. H. Brattström, University of Bergen, personal communication) nor at the University of Oslo. It is most likely that they had been deposited in Bergen if material had been kept at all (Mr C. Støp-Bowitz, University of Oslo, personal communication).[details]
Depth range Not stated.   
Depth range Not stated.  [details]

Distribution Northeast Atlantic: western Norway.   
Distribution Northeast Atlantic: western Norway.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet clavicornis is a New Latin adjective meaning 'having antenna shaped like clubs' (from the Latin noun...  
Etymology The specific epithet clavicornis is a New Latin adjective meaning 'having antenna shaped like clubs' (from the Latin noun clava, meaning 'club', and the Latin noun cornum, meaning 'horn' or 'antenna'), and refers to the presence of 8-10 club shaped gills (referred as tentacular cirri) in the anterior region of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nais clavicornis Sars, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=155240 on 2018-07-19
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2005-04-25 07:40:18Z
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2008-03-20 06:44:16Z
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original description Sars, M. (1835). Beskrivelser og Iagttagelser over nogle moerkelige eller nye i Havet ved den Bergenske Kyst levende Dyr af Polypernes, Acalephernes, Radiaternes, Annelidernes og Molluskernes classer, med en kort Oversigt over de hidtil af Forfatteren sammesteds fundne Arter og deres Forekommen. Bergen, Thorstein Hallagers Forlag hos Chr. Dahl, R.S., xii + 81 pp., 15 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/46907
page(s): 64-65, plate 9 fig. 24a-d [details]   

source of synonymy 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 Fauvel, P. (1927). Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1-494., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/P.FAUVEL(FdeFr16)Polychetes-sendentaires.pdf [details]   

new combination reference Grube, Adolf Eduard. (1850). Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 16(1): 249-364., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6958350
page(s): 312 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated.  [details]

Distribution Northeast Atlantic: western Norway.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet clavicornis is a New Latin adjective meaning 'having antenna shaped like clubs' (from the Latin noun clava, meaning 'club', and the Latin noun cornum, meaning 'horn' or 'antenna'), and refers to the presence of 8-10 club shaped gills (referred as tentacular cirri) in the anterior region of the species.  [details]

Habitat In mud.  [details]

Original Combination Species originally described as Nais? clavicornis.  [details]

Type locality Near Florø, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 61.604º, 5.033º), in mud sediment.  [details]

Type material Banse (1969: 2610) states: "Neither the types nor other Macrochaeta material of Sars are in the Zoological Museum in Bergen, Norway (Prof. H. Brattström, University of Bergen, personal communication) nor at the University of Oslo. It is most likely that they had been deposited in Bergen if material had been kept at all (Mr C. Støp-Bowitz, University of Oslo, personal communication).[details]