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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais clavicornis Sars, 1835 
AphiaID: 155240

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais clavicornis (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrochaeta clavicornis (M. Sars, 1835)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrochaeta Grube, 1850
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais [auctt. not Nais Müller, 1774]
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais clavicornis Sars, 1835
Sources  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, A.E. 1850. Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 16(1): 249-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31180#page/257/mode/1up
page(s): 312 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Norway [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northeast Atlantic: western Norway.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In mud.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOriginal Combination Species originally described as Nais? clavicornis.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Near Florø, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 61.604º, 5.033º), in mud sediment.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155240
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-25 07:40:18Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-03-20 06:44:16Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-05-05 23:05:34Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Nais clavicornis Sars, 1835. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=155240 on 2016-07-26
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