WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPettibonella Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989

324782  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324782)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Solis-Weiss, V.; Fauchald, K. (1989). Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from mangrove root-mats in Belize, with a revision of Protoariciin genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 102(3): 772-792., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34551156
page(s): 785 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Honoring Dr. Marian H. Pettibone  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Honoring Dr. Marian H. Pettibone [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2017). Pettibonella Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989. 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=324782 on 2017-12-12

Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-01-12 07:07:54Z
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2017-02-13 13:36:38Z
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original description Solis-Weiss, V.; Fauchald, K. (1989). Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from mangrove root-mats in Belize, with a revision of Protoariciin genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 102(3): 772-792., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34551156
page(s): 785 [details]   

identification resource Gopal, Aiswarya; Useph, Abdul Jaleel Koovapurath; Varghese, Saramma Aikkarakunnath; Narayana, Sanjeevan Veloorkirakathil. (2014). A new species of polychaete, Pettibonella shompens sp. nov. (Orbiniidae), from the Nicobar Islands, North Indian Ocean. Marine Biology Research. 10(10): 1033-1037., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2013.879988
page(s): 1 037; note: synoptic table for species [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Solis-Weiss & Fauchald (1989: 785): ''Prostomium rounded or conical, usually with two eyespots. Two anterior asetigerous segments. Branchiae deciduous, present from thoracic region, becoming longer than notopodial postsetal lobes in abdominal region. Notopodial postsetal lobes well developed in thorax and abdomen, neuropodial postsetal lobes well developed only in thorax. Notosetae include crenulate capillaries only. Neurosetae in thorax and abdomen include crenulate capillaries (shorter than notosetae) and uncini in thorax; a few crenulate capillaries and two different kinds of dentate hooks in abdomen. The pygidium with four digitiform anal cirri. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Honoring Dr. Marian H. Pettibone [details]