WoRMS taxon details

Pomatostegus Schmarda, 1861

325132  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325132)

accepted
Genus
Pomalostegus Schmarda, 1861· accepted, alternate representation
Serpula (Pomatostegus) (unjustified subgenus)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum...  
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus stellatus, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues as a synonym of Pomatostegus. See remark Cymospira as well. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pomatostegus Schmarda, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325132 on 2018-04-20
Date
action
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2009-09-18 20:02:10Z
changed

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basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

redescription Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. Zootaxa. 2036: 1-126., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/issue/view/2173
page(s): 78 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofSerpula (Pomatostegus)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

basis of record  (ofPomalostegus Schmarda, 1861) Agassiz, A. 1889. Three cruises of the BLAKE. Characteristic deep-sea types. Worms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology l5: 52-57. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus stellatus, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues as a synonym of Pomatostegus. See remark Cymospira as well. [details]