WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisconatis Hanley & Burke, 1988

324940  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324940)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisconatis contubernalis Hanley & Burke, 1988 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hanley, J. Russell and Burke, Melanie 1988. A new genus and species of commensal scaleworm (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, 5(1): 5-15.
page(s): 5-8 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology authors: "the generic name alludes to the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology authors: "the generic name alludes to the distinctive shape of the pygidium" [details]
Wilson, R.; Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2017). Disconatis Hanley & Burke, 1988. 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=324940 on 2017-12-16

Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2017-08-24 21:04:49Z
changed
2017-11-27 22:48:38Z
changed

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original description Hanley, J. Russell and Burke, Melanie 1988. A new genus and species of commensal scaleworm (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, 5(1): 5-15.
page(s): 5-8 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology authors: "the generic name alludes to the distinctive shape of the pygidium" [details]