WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMucibregma Fauchald & Hancock, 1981

324768  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324768)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fauchald, K.; Hancock, D.R. (1981). Deep-water polychaetes from a transect off central Oregon. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology. 11: 1-73., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/3445
page(s): 20 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name Mucibregma is composed by the Latin prefix muci-, variant of muco- and meaning 'mucus',...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name Mucibregma is composed by the Latin prefix muci-, variant of muco- and meaning 'mucus', followed by the Latin noun with Greek origin bregma, meaning 'front of the head', and presumably refers to the presence of a mucus membrane encasing the body of the type species, attached anteriorly to the peristomium: ''The whole body was encased in a tough mucus membrane attached anteriorly to large glands on the peristomium'' (Fauchald & Hancock, 1981: 20).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Kudenov (1985:339), examined the only specimen and suggested Mucibregma might be a member of Fauveliopsidae.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Kudenov (1985:339), examined the only specimen and suggested Mucibregma might be a member of Fauveliopsidae. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Mucibregma Fauchald & Hancock, 1981. 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=324768 on 2018-01-23

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2012-06-21 21:14:35Z
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original description Fauchald, K.; Hancock, D.R. (1981). Deep-water polychaetes from a transect off central Oregon. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology. 11: 1-73., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/3445
page(s): 20 [details]   

status source Kudenov, Jerry, D. (1985). Four New Species of Scalibregmatidae (Polychaeta) from the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Familial Placement of Mucibregma Fauchald and Hancock. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 98(2): 332-340., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107750#page/356/mode/1up
page(s): 339 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Fauchald & Hancock (1981: 20): ''Scalibregmids with T-shaped prostomium and one peristomial segment branchiae and furcate setae absent. Setae include acicular spines and long, slender, pliable capillary setae.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name Mucibregma is composed by the Latin prefix muci-, variant of muco- and meaning 'mucus', followed by the Latin noun with Greek origin bregma, meaning 'front of the head', and presumably refers to the presence of a mucus membrane encasing the body of the type species, attached anteriorly to the peristomium: ''The whole body was encased in a tough mucus membrane attached anteriorly to large glands on the peristomium'' (Fauchald & Hancock, 1981: 20).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Kudenov (1985:339), examined the only specimen and suggested Mucibregma might be a member of Fauveliopsidae. [details]