WoRMS name details

Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869

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

nomen nudum
Genus
Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 (type by original designation)

Species Pygophelia 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]   
Etymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix pygo-, meaning 'tail' or 'rump', followed by the name of the...  
Etymology 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]

Nomenclature The generic name Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869 is a nomen nudum, as it does not accomplish Article 12 of the ICZN. It appears as...  
Nomenclature 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]

Taxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the genus Pygophelia was represented by specimens belonging to the genus Ammotrypane...  
Taxonomy 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pygophelia M. Sars, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324765 on 2018-04-24
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-07-12 16:58:09Z
changed
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
Etymology 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]

Nomenclature 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]

Taxonomy 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]