WoRMS taxon details

Enoplobranchus Verrill, 1879

157369  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157369)

accepted
Genus
Chaetobranchus Verrill, 1873 (replaced junior homonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1879). Preliminary check-list of the marine Invertebrata of the Atlantic coast, from Cape Cod to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. [Prepared for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries.]. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, printers; Author's edition. 32 pp., available online at https://books.google.com/books/about/Preliminary_check_list_of_the_marine_inv.html?id=EoEuAAAAYAAJ
page(s): 10; note: replacement name, no reason stated [details]   
Nomenclature Enoplobranchus is a replacement name for Chaetobranchus which is a junior homonym (Chaetobranchus in Pisces). Verrill...  
Nomenclature Enoplobranchus is a replacement name for Chaetobranchus which is a junior homonym (Chaetobranchus in Pisces). Verrill (1879) first introduced the name without explanation in a dubious publication, but workers since have treated Enoplobranchus as available from Verrill, 1879. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Enoplobranchus Verrill, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157369 on 2018-02-25
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-09-18 23:08:58Z
changed
2014-10-30 20:08:21Z
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2014-11-01 17:55:15Z
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2015-12-22 02:13:26Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1879). Preliminary check-list of the marine Invertebrata of the Atlantic coast, from Cape Cod to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. [Prepared for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries.]. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, printers; Author's edition. 32 pp., available online at https://books.google.com/books/about/Preliminary_check_list_of_the_marine_inv.html?id=EoEuAAAAYAAJ
page(s): 10; note: replacement name, no reason stated [details]   

original description  (ofChaetobranchus Verrill, 1873) Verrill, A.E. (1873). XVIII. Report upon the invertebrate animals of Vineyard Sound and the adjacent waters, with an account of the physical characters of the region. Report on the condition of the sea fisheries of the south coast of New England [later becomes Reports of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries]. 1: 295-778 pls. 1-38., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12087501
page(s): 616 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Londoño-Mesa, M.H. (2009). Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region. Zootaxa. 2320: 1-93., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02320p093f.pdf [details]   

taxonomy source  (ofChaetobranchus Verrill, 1873) Londoño-Mesa, M.H. (2009). Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region. Zootaxa. 2320: 1-93., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02320p093f.pdf
note: This genus is preoccupied by a fish genus. [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]   

additional source Webster, Henry E. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of the Virginian coast. Transactions of the Albany Institute. 9: 202-269, plates I-XI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/137886#page/216/mode/1up
note: usage of Enoplobranchus instead of Chaetobranchus, relying on Verrill, 1879 checklist [details]   

status source Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos. (2008). Review of some terebelliform polychaetes (Polychaeta: Terebelliformia) at the Yale Peabody Museum. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. 49(2): 209-234., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3374/0079-032X-49.2.209
page(s): 215 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChaetobranchus Verrill, 1873) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 501 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChaetobranchus Verrill, 1873) Verrill, A. E. (1879). Preliminary check-list of the marine Invertebrata of the Atlantic coast, from Cape Cod to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. [Prepared for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries.]. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, printers; Author's edition. 32 pp., available online at https://books.google.com/books/about/Preliminary_check_list_of_the_marine_inv.html?id=EoEuAAAAYAAJ
page(s): 10; note: binomen Chaetobranchus sanguineus replaced by Enoplobranchus sanguineus [details]   
From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Enoplobranchus is a replacement name for Chaetobranchus which is a junior homonym (Chaetobranchus in Pisces). Verrill (1879) first introduced the name without explanation in a dubious publication, but workers since have treated Enoplobranchus as available from Verrill, 1879. [details]