WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastus paradoxus Claparède, 1864

238531

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238531

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
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): 569-571, plate VIII fig. 3 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 42.519º, 03.109º).
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean Sea, France, Port-Vendres.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean Sea, France, Port-Vendres. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet paradoxus, meaning...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet paradoxus, meaning 'strange' or 'contrary to expectation' in Ancient Greek, refers probably to the strange look of the species, or to the fact that the species is a Syllidae, in spite of resembling a Sphaerodoridae at first sight due to its four rows of dorsal tubercles and rounded tentacular and dorsal cirri.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 42.519º, 03.109º).
 [details]
Musco, L. (2008). Polymastus paradoxus Claparède, 1864. 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=238531 on 2017-11-17

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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): 569-571, plate VIII fig. 3 [details]   

source of synonymy McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean Sea, France, Port-Vendres. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet paradoxus, meaning 'strange' or 'contrary to expectation' in Ancient Greek, refers probably to the strange look of the species, or to the fact that the species is a Syllidae, in spite of resembling a Sphaerodoridae at first sight due to its four rows of dorsal tubercles and rounded tentacular and dorsal cirri.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated, unknown. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Types not retained.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 42.519º, 03.109º).
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