WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellonga Hartman, 1969

325084 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325084)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartman, O. (1969). Atlas of the sedentariate polychaetous annelids from California. 1-812. Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California. Los Angeles.
page(s): 737 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Fitzhugh (1989) explains that Hartman (1969)...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Fitzhugh (1989) explains that Hartman (1969) established Sabellonga (and the family Sabellongidae) on the basis of the presumed presence of spioniform palps on the "prostomium." based on "palp scars". However, Hartman probably misinterpreted ventral lips or sacs for palp scars. The genus remains unique for large, falcate notopodial spines in the last five abdominal setigers, but is known only from the single original specimen. [details]
Read, G. (2010). Sabellonga Hartman, 1969. 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=325084 on 2017-11-23

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-09-12 02:29:28Z
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original description Hartman, O. (1969). Atlas of the sedentariate polychaetous annelids from California. 1-812. Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California. Los Angeles.
page(s): 737 [details]   

status source Fitzhugh, Kirk. (1989). A systematic revision of the Sabellidae-Caobangidae-Sabellongidae complex (Annelida: Polychaeta). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 192: 1-104., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/881
page(s): 79 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Fitzhugh (1989) explains that Hartman (1969) established Sabellonga (and the family Sabellongidae) on the basis of the presumed presence of spioniform palps on the "prostomium." based on "palp scars". However, Hartman probably misinterpreted ventral lips or sacs for palp scars. The genus remains unique for large, falcate notopodial spines in the last five abdominal setigers, but is known only from the single original specimen. [details]