WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygophelia M. Sars, 1869

324765  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324765)

nomen nudum
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 (type by original designation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 (nomen nudum)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, M. (1869). Fortsatte bemerkinger over det dyriske livs udbredning i havets dybder. Förhandlinger i Videnskabsselskabet i Kristiania, 1869, 246–275., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.51281
page(s): 353 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix pygo-, meaning 'tail' or 'rump', followed by the name of the genus Ophelia Savigny, 1822, the type of the family, and presumably refers to the anal funnel that would be present in the taxon. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature The generic name Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869 is a...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature The generic name Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869 is a nomen nudum, as it does not accomplish Article 12 of the ICZN. It appears as a new taxon in a list of taxa provided by M. Sars (1869: 253), without the support of any further taxonomic information.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the genus Pygophelia was represented by specimens belonging to the genus Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (now Ophelina Örsted, 1843), namely to the new species Ammotrypane sarsi Eliason, 1962. [details]
Gil, J. (2016). Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869. 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=324765 on 2017-12-14

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-07-12 16:58:09Z
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2016-06-03 00:26:29Z
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original description Sars, M. (1869). Fortsatte bemerkinger over det dyriske livs udbredning i havets dybder. Förhandlinger i Videnskabsselskabet i Kristiania, 1869, 246–275., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.51281
page(s): 353 [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix pygo-, meaning 'tail' or 'rump', followed by the name of the genus Ophelia Savigny, 1822, the type of the family, and presumably refers to the anal funnel that would be present in the taxon. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature The generic name Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869 is a nomen nudum, as it does not accomplish Article 12 of the ICZN. It appears as a new taxon in a list of taxa provided by M. Sars (1869: 253), without the support of any further taxonomic information.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the genus Pygophelia was represented by specimens belonging to the genus Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (now Ophelina Örsted, 1843), namely to the new species Ammotrypane sarsi Eliason, 1962. [details]