WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis Blake, 1983

174825

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174825

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, J.A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV Antarctic Research Series. 39(3): 205-288., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 242 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name Pygospiopsis is formed by the name of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]
Gil, J. (2016). Pygospiopsis Blake, 1983. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174825 on 2017-11-17

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
changed

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original description Blake, J.A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV Antarctic Research Series. 39(3): 205-288., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 242 [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]   

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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]