WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice schemacephala Schmarda, 1861

209817  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209817)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 132; note: Port Royal, Jamaica [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Port Royal, Jamaica  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port Royal, Jamaica [details]
WoRMS (2008). Eunice schemacephala Schmarda, 1861. 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=209817 on 2017-12-14

Date
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1997-08-26 11:57:53Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 132; note: Port Royal, Jamaica [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum pentadactylum Schmarda, 1861) Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Hartman, O. (1944). Polychaetous Annelids. Part V. Eunicea. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 10(1): 1-237. [details]   

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

additional source Rioja, Enrique 1958. Estudios anelidologicos. XXII. Datos para el conocimiento de la fauna de anelidos poliquetos de las costas orientales de Mexico. Anales del Instituto de Biologia, Mexico, 29(1/2): 219-301.
page(s): 261; note: record and description for isla Pérez, Gulf of Mexico [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum pentadactylum Schmarda, 1861) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
note: noted to be the posterior end of a Eunice schemacephala. Probably here Hartman was citing a previous worker for this information [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment WoRMS previously had a record for a 'cubana' Rioja, 1958 subspecies of the species Eunice schemacephala. This name has been thoroughly investigated and no evidence has been found for its existence in a publication. Rioja 1958 did not create a subspecies, although he did record E. schemacephala. Although the presence of a subspecies as a WoRMS record is unexplained it is presumed to have been a prior databasing error, and has been deleted. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port Royal, Jamaica [details]