WoRMS taxon details

Metaxypsamma Wolf, 1986

325019  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325019)

accepted
Genus
Metaxypsamma uebelackerae Wolf, 1986 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wolf, Paul S. 1986. A new genus and species of interstitial Sigalionidae and a report on the presence of venom glands in some scale-worm families (Annelida: Polychaeta). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99(1): 79-83.
page(s): 79 [details]   
Etymology "... derived from the Greek Metaxy, between, and psammos, sand, referring to the interstitial habitat of the type-species."...  
Etymology "... derived from the Greek Metaxy, between, and psammos, sand, referring to the interstitial habitat of the type-species." Gender feminine. [details]

Taxonomy Originally placed in Sigalionidae by Wolf (1986).  
Taxonomy Originally placed in Sigalionidae by Wolf (1986). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Metaxypsamma Wolf, 1986. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325019 on 2018-05-24
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2010-10-20 00:20:00Z
changed

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original description Wolf, Paul S. 1986. A new genus and species of interstitial Sigalionidae and a report on the presence of venom glands in some scale-worm families (Annelida: Polychaeta). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99(1): 79-83.
page(s): 79 [details]   

status source Pettibone, M. H. 1992. Contribution to the polychaete family Pholoidae Kinberg. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 532: 1-24., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/5683
page(s): 21 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology "... derived from the Greek Metaxy, between, and psammos, sand, referring to the interstitial habitat of the type-species." Gender feminine. [details]

Taxonomy Originally placed in Sigalionidae by Wolf (1986). [details]