WoRMS name details

Lycastoides Johnson, 1903

324856  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324856)

nomen dubium (indeterminable)
Genus
Species Lycastoides pontica

Species Lycastoides alticola Johnson, 1903 (taxon inquirendum)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnson, Herbert Parlin 1903. Fresh-water nereids from the Pacific coast and Hawaii, with remarks on fresh-water Polychaeta in general. 205-222. In. Mark Anniversary Volume. To Edward Laurens Mark, Hersey professor of anatomy and director of the zoölogical laboratory at Harvard university, in celebration of twenty-five years of successful work for the advancement of zoölogy from his former students, 1877-1902. Henry Holt & Co. New York., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1324600
page(s): 212 [details]   
Etymology The generic name Lycastoides is formed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 followed by the Latin suffix -oides,...  
Etymology The generic name Lycastoides is formed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 followed by the Latin suffix -oides, meaning 'in the form of' or 'resembling', and seems to make reference to the similarity of the new genus with what was considered to be the genus Lycastis sensu Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Lycastoides Johnson, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324856 on 2018-06-19
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-08-28 22:29:41Z
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original description Johnson, Herbert Parlin 1903. Fresh-water nereids from the Pacific coast and Hawaii, with remarks on fresh-water Polychaeta in general. 205-222. In. Mark Anniversary Volume. To Edward Laurens Mark, Hersey professor of anatomy and director of the zoölogical laboratory at Harvard university, in celebration of twenty-five years of successful work for the advancement of zoölogy from his former students, 1877-1902. Henry Holt & Co. New York., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1324600
page(s): 212 [details]   

status source Glasby, C.J. (1999). The Namanereidinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Part 1. Taxonomy and phylogeny. Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement. 25: 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.25.1999.1354
page(s): 25 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis "Prostomium small, bilobed anteriorly, the lobes produced to form antennae; proboscis without paragnaths; no eyes; parapodia without ventral ligules or dorsal rami, tip retractile." (Johnson, 1903: 213).  [details]

Etymology The generic name Lycastoides is formed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 followed by the Latin suffix -oides, meaning 'in the form of' or 'resembling', and seems to make reference to the similarity of the new genus with what was considered to be the genus Lycastis sensu Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833.  [details]