WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNais clavicornis Sars, 1835

155240

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Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Near Florø, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean...  
From editor or global species database
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet clavicornis is a New...  
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 editorType locality Near Florø, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean...  
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...  
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]
Read, G. (2015). Nais clavicornis. 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=155240 on 2017-11-20

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2005-04-25 07:40:18Z
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2008-03-20 06:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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, 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]