WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyvitiazia Pettibone, 1976

324924

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324924

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pettibone, M.H. (1976). Revision of the genus Macellicephala McIntosh and the subfamily Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 229: 1-71., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.229
page(s): 33; note: erected for Macellicephala pallida [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated but presumably relates to the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated but presumably relates to the Russian research vessel, Vityaz (usual transliteration), which collected the type species, Bathyvitiazia pallida [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2016). Bathyvitiazia Pettibone, 1976. 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=324924 on 2017-11-19

Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-09-18 03:49:43Z
changed

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original description Pettibone, M.H. (1976). Revision of the genus Macellicephala McIntosh and the subfamily Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 229: 1-71., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.229
page(s): 33; note: erected for Macellicephala pallida [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated but presumably relates to the Russian research vessel, Vityaz (usual transliteration), which collected the type species, Bathyvitiazia pallida [details]

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