WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa Støp-Bowitz, 1991

324796 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324796)
accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudalciopa modesta Støp-Bowitz, 1991 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Støp-Bowitz, C. (1991). Some new or rare species of pelagic polychaetes from the Gulf of Guinea. Ophelia Supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta). 261-270.
page(s): 266 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name Pseudalciopa is composed by the Greek...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name Pseudalciopa is composed by the Greek prefix pseud(o), meaning 'false' or 'spurious', and the generic name Alciopa Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833.  [details]
Read, G.; Gil, J. (2017). Pseudalciopa Støp-Bowitz, 1991. 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=324796 on 2017-11-23

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-12-10 21:50:45Z
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2017-11-19 21:07:03Z
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original description Støp-Bowitz, C. (1991). Some new or rare species of pelagic polychaetes from the Gulf of Guinea. Ophelia Supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta). 261-270.
page(s): 266 [details]   

additional source Støp-Bowitz, C. (1992). Polychètes pélagiques des campagnes de ''L'Ombango'' dans les eaux équatoriales et tropicales Ouest-Africanes. Editions de l'ORSTROM collection Études et Thèses. 1-117 pp., available online at http://horizon.documentation.ird.fr/exl-doc/pleins_textes/pleins_textes_2/etudes_theses/35843.pdf
page(s): 42 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Prostomium not protruding beyond eyes; 5 antennae, the median one reduced to a crest; 2 globular eyes. Proboscis short, cylindrical, with 2 cirriform lateral papillae. Three pairs of tentacular cirri. No rudimentary parapodia. Parapodia without terminal appendage, with projecting acicula. Dorsal cirri reniform, ventral cirri lanceolate. Segmental glands small, setae capillary, simple." (Støp-Bowitz, 1991: 266).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name Pseudalciopa is composed by the Greek prefix pseud(o), meaning 'false' or 'spurious', and the generic name Alciopa Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender Pseudalciopa is stated to be feminine [details]