WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmythas Benham, 1921

172861  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172861)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Benham, W.B. (1921). Polychaeta. Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, Scientific Reports, Series C - Zoology and Botany. 6(3): 1-128., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16201
page(s): 102 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham stated that the name is formed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham stated that the name is formed by transfer of the initial "S" of Samytha to the end. [details]
Reuscher, M.; Read, G. (2013). Amythas Benham, 1921. 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=172861 on 2017-12-16

Date
action
by
2005-07-13 08:37:11Z
created
2006-09-05 08:30:55Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-02-05 00:01:51Z
changed
2013-05-10 01:25:44Z
changed
2013-06-27 02:35:18Z
changed

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original description Benham, W.B. (1921). Polychaeta. Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, Scientific Reports, Series C - Zoology and Botany. 6(3): 1-128., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16201
page(s): 102 [details]   

basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham stated that the name is formed by transfer of the initial "S" of Samytha to the end. [details]