WoRMS taxon details

Mexieulepis Rioja, 1962

324816  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324816)

accepted
Genus
Japoeulepis Imajima, 1974 (subjective synonym)
Species Mexieulepis amioi (Imajima, 1974)
Species Mexieulepis mexicanus (Berkeley & Berkeley, 1939)
Species Mexieulepis weberi (Horst, 1922)

Species Mexieulepis elongata Rioja, 1962 accepted as Mexieulepis weberi (Horst, 1922) (subjective synonym, but correct gender suffix)
Species Mexieulepis elongatus Rioja, 1962 accepted as Mexieulepis weberi (Horst, 1922) (subjective synonym, incorrect gender suffix)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Rioja, Enrique. (1962). Estudios anelidologicos. XXV. Un nuevo genero de la familia Pareulepidae, del Golfo de Mexico. Anales del Instituto de Biologia, Mexico. 32(1/2): 235-249. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Mexieulepis Rioja, 1962. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324816 on 2018-02-18
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-06-28 22:01:55Z
changed
2016-06-29 23:32:43Z
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original description Rioja, Enrique. (1962). Estudios anelidologicos. XXV. Un nuevo genero de la familia Pareulepidae, del Golfo de Mexico. Anales del Instituto de Biologia, Mexico. 32(1/2): 235-249. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofJapoeulepis Imajima, 1974) Imajima, Minoru. (1974). Occurrence of species of three families, Eulepethidae, Apistobranchidae, and Heterospionidae (Polychaeta) from Japan. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo. 17(1): 57-64. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Pettibone, M.H. (1969). Revision of the aphroditoid polychaetes of the family Eulepethidae Chamberlin (=Eulepidinae Darboux; =Pareulepidae Hartman). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 41: 1-44., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/5690 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofJapoeulepis Imajima, 1974) Pettibone, Marian H. (1986). Additions to the family Eulepethidae Chamberlin (Polychaeta: Aphroditacea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. (441), 1-51., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.441
page(s): 4; note: to Mexieulepis [details]   
From editor or global species database
Grammatical gender Mexieulepis appears to have been treated (incorrectly) as masculine by its creator, Enrique Rioja, as the type species was named M. elongatus. However, Pettibone (1969) stated Mexieulepis was feminine, presumably because Eulepis was feminine, and indeed the word Lepis (a scale) is a feminine Greek noun. Mexieulepis must be feminine [details]