WoRMS taxon details

Pygospiopsis Blake, 1983

174825  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174825)

accepted
Genus
Pseudatherospio Lovell, 1994 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. In: Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV. <em>Antarctic Research Series.</em> 39(3): 205-287., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 242 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The name Pygospiopsis is formed by the name of the genus Pygospio Claparède, 1863, followed by the suffix of Greek origin...  
Etymology The name Pygospiopsis is formed by the name of the genus Pygospio Claparède, 1863, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -opsis, meaning 'aspect' or 'appearance' and used in taxonomy to express 'resembling in appearance', and refers to the similairy between the two genera.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Pygospiopsis Blake, 1983. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174825 on 2019-11-18
Date
action
by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z
created
2006-09-28 06:51:36Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-03-29 21:02:21Z
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original description Blake, James A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. In: Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV. <em>Antarctic Research Series.</em> 39(3): 205-287., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 242 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Pseudatherospio Lovell, 1994) Lovell, L.L. (1994). <i>Pseudatherospio fauchaldi</i>, a new genus and species of Spionidae (Polychaeta, Annelidae) from southern California, USA. <em>Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie.</em> 162: 237-241.
page(s): 238, table 1 [details]   

basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. <i>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review</i>. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 152-153 [details]   
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Etymology The name Pygospiopsis is formed by the name of the genus Pygospio Claparède, 1863, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -opsis, meaning 'aspect' or 'appearance' and used in taxonomy to express 'resembling in appearance', and refers to the similairy between the two genera.  [details]