WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacirrus Wesenberg-Lund, 1958

325165  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325165)

taxon inquirendum (based on probable juvenile)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacirrus julianae Wesenberg-Lund, 1958 (taxon inquirendum, probable juvenile)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wesenberg-Lund, E. (1958). Lesser Antillean polychaetes chiefly from brackish waters, with a survey and a bibliography of fresh and brackish water polychaetes. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 8: 1-41., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506173
page(s): 23 [details]   
Read, G. (2014). Pentacirrus Wesenberg-Lund, 1958. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325165 on 2017-12-16

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-07-24 23:12:58Z
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original description Wesenberg-Lund, E. (1958). Lesser Antillean polychaetes chiefly from brackish waters, with a survey and a bibliography of fresh and brackish water polychaetes. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 8: 1-41., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506173
page(s): 23 [details]   

status source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Fauchald (1977) listed Pentacirrus as a synonym of Timarete. The basis of this assignment is unclear. The genus was erected for a single imperfect probable juvenile. [details]