WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastus Claparède, 1864

238322

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238322

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, É. (1864). Glanures zootomiques parmi les annélides de Port-Vendres (Pyrénées Orientales). Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 17(2): 463-600, plates I-VIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1972
page(s): 569 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Polymastus is composed by the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Polymastus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin poly-, meaning 'many' or 'much' and the Greek root mastus, meaning 'breast' or 'nipple', and refers to the presence of four dorsal longitudinal rows of spheric structures resembling nipples that characterizes the genus.  [details]
Gil, J.; Musco, L. (2016). Polymastus Claparède, 1864. 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=238322 on 2017-11-21

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2007-03-21 08:27:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-05-30 10:07:57Z
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original description Claparède, É. (1864). Glanures zootomiques parmi les annélides de Port-Vendres (Pyrénées Orientales). Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 17(2): 463-600, plates I-VIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1972
page(s): 569 [details]   

source of synonymy Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

source of synonymy San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Claparède (1864: 569): ''Syllidés à lobes frontaux bien circonscrits, mais non saillants en avant du bord frontal. Pharynx rectiligne, inerme. Trois antennes en forme de lobes trapézoïdaux. Pieds piriformes. Cirres tentaculaires et cirres dorsaux transformés en tubercules surmontés d'une sphère. Sur le dos quatre rangées longitudinales de sphères semblables aux cirres dorsaux. Pas de cirres ventraux. Reproduction?'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Polymastus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin poly-, meaning 'many' or 'much' and the Greek root mastus, meaning 'breast' or 'nipple', and refers to the presence of four dorsal longitudinal rows of spheric structures resembling nipples that characterizes the genus.  [details]