WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSamythopsis McIntosh, 1885

325223  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325223)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 435 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but evidently named for similarity...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but evidently named for similarity to genus Samytha of Malmgren, thus Samyth as stem with -opsis adjectival suffix meaning likeness. [details]
Read, G.; Reuscher, M. (2016). Samythopsis McIntosh, 1885. 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=325223 on 2017-12-13

Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-05-10 14:07:10Z
changed
2014-05-23 20:44:34Z
changed
2016-09-19 21:46:32Z
changed

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original description McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 435 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but evidently named for similarity to genus Samytha of Malmgren, thus Samyth as stem with -opsis adjectival suffix meaning likeness. [details]