WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudatherospio Lovell, 1994

325190 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325190)
accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudatherospio fauchaldi Lovell, 1994 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Lovell, L.L. (1994). Pseudatherospio fauchaldi, a new genus and species of Spionidae (Polychaeta, Annelidae) from southern California, USA. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie. 162: 237-241.
page(s): 238, table 1 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name refers to the close...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name refers to the close resemblance of the new genus to the genus Atherospio Mackie & Duff, 1986. It is formed by adding the prefix of Greek origin pseudo-, meaning 'false', to the generic name Atherospio.  [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Pseudatherospio Lovell, 1994. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325190 on 2017-11-24

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
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2016-01-07 22:33:13Z
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original description Lovell, L.L. (1994). Pseudatherospio fauchaldi, a new genus and species of Spionidae (Polychaeta, Annelidae) from southern California, USA. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie. 162: 237-241.
page(s): 238, table 1 [details]   

additional source Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 155 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name refers to the close resemblance of the new genus to the genus Atherospio Mackie & Duff, 1986. It is formed by adding the prefix of Greek origin pseudo-, meaning 'false', to the generic name Atherospio.  [details]