WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecolepides Ehlers, 1907

325192  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325192)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ehlers, Ernst. (1907). Neuseeländische Anneliden. II. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen. Mathematisch-Physikalische Klasse. Neue Folge. 5(4): 3-31., available online at http://goo.gl/Jpqjvv
page(s): 14 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The name Scolecolepides is composed by the name of the genus Scolecolepis Malmgren, 1867, followed by the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The name Scolecolepides is composed by the name of the genus Scolecolepis Malmgren, 1867, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -ides, a suffix of source or origin, and meaning 'pertaining to', 'son of' or 'descendant of', referring to the morphological similarities between the two taxa. [details]
Gil, J. (2016). Scolecolepides Ehlers, 1907. 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=325192 on 2018-01-21

Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-12-11 11:32:50Z
changed
2016-04-01 10:49:43Z
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original description Ehlers, Ernst. (1907). Neuseeländische Anneliden. II. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen. Mathematisch-Physikalische Klasse. Neue Folge. 5(4): 3-31., available online at http://goo.gl/Jpqjvv
page(s): 14 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Ehlers (1907: 14): ''Kopflappen vorn am breitesten mit schmalem bis an das zweite Segment reichenden Occipitallappen; 4 Augen; an den Vorderecken unter dem Seitenrande jederseits mit einem am Ursprung deutlich abgesetzten cylindrischen Anhang. Ruder überall zweiästig, in der vordern Körperstrecke mit langen Lippen und dorsalen langen mit der Lippe nur in der Ursprungsstrecke verbundenen Kiemen, in der hinteren Körperstrecke mit kleinen Lippenblättern ohne Kiemen; Borsten in den vorderen Segmenten in beiden Ruderästen nur capillar, in den hinteren Segmenten in beiden Ästen capillar und lange Haken. Analsegment mit einem Kranz von langen fadenförmigen Papillen.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The name Scolecolepides is composed by the name of the genus Scolecolepis Malmgren, 1867, followed by the suffix of Greek origin -ides, a suffix of source or origin, and meaning 'pertaining to', 'son of' or 'descendant of', referring to the morphological similarities between the two taxa. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]