WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder, 1971

196343

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196343

accepted
Subfamily
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacellicephala McIntosh, 1885 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1971).[use for POLYCHAETA] Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta 1-594. IN: Dahl, Maria and Peus, Fritz (Ed.). Vol. 58. Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meeresteile nach ihren Maermalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. Gustav Fischer Verlag. Jena. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 75; note: brief diagnosis, type genus Macellicephala McIntosh [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Pettibone (1976: 6) included the following...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Pettibone (1976: 6) included the following seven genera in the subfamily: Bathycatalina, new genus, with one species; Bathyeliasona, new genus, with three species; Bathyfauvelia, new genus, with one species and one synonym; Bathykermadeca, new genus, with one species; Bathykurila, new genus, with one species; Bathyvitiazia, new genus, with one species; Macellicephala Mclntosh, with seven species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2017). Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder, 1971. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196343 on 2017-11-20

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2006-01-04 12:34:08Z
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2007-02-01 10:44:13Z
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original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1971).[use for POLYCHAETA] Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta 1-594. IN: Dahl, Maria and Peus, Fritz (Ed.). Vol. 58. Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meeresteile nach ihren Maermalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. Gustav Fischer Verlag. Jena. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 75; note: brief diagnosis, type genus Macellicephala McIntosh [details]   

taxonomy source Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1974. Die Unterfamilie Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder, 1971. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut, 71: 75-85.
page(s): 75 [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]   

identification resource Pettibone, M.H. (1976). Revision of the genus Macellicephala McIntosh and the subfamily Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 229: 1-71., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.229 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis: "Eine unpaare Antenne oder auch diese fehlend; keine latteralen Antennen. Vordere Prostomium-ecken spitz oder breit gerundet. Selten Augen entwickelt." [An unpaired antenna or even antennae missing; no lateral antennae. Front prostomial corners pointed or broadly rounded. Rarely eyes developed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Pettibone (1976: 6) included the following seven genera in the subfamily: Bathycatalina, new genus, with one species; Bathyeliasona, new genus, with three species; Bathyfauvelia, new genus, with one species and one synonym; Bathykermadeca, new genus, with one species; Bathykurila, new genus, with one species; Bathyvitiazia, new genus, with one species; Macellicephala Mclntosh, with seven species.  [details]