WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlossothelepus Hutchings & Glasby, 1986

325252  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325252)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, P.A.; Glasby, C.J. (1986). Glossothelepus, a new genus of Thelepinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99(1): 84-87., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107581#page/102/mode/1up
page(s): 84 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a combination of the Greek noun glossos, meaning 'tongue', and and the name of the genus Thelepus...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a combination of the Greek noun glossos, meaning 'tongue', and and the name of the genus Thelepus Leuckart, 1849, type of the subfamily Thelepodinae Hessle, 1917, to which the new genus was assigned, and refers to the expanded glandular tentacular lobe.  [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2017). Glossothelepus Hutchings & Glasby, 1986. 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=325252 on 2018-01-17

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-09-20 01:59:56Z
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2016-01-27 03:33:21Z
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2017-05-31 21:41:49Z
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original description Hutchings, P.A.; Glasby, C.J. (1986). Glossothelepus, a new genus of Thelepinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99(1): 84-87., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107581#page/102/mode/1up
page(s): 84 [details]   

source of synonymy Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Fitzhugh, Kirk; Hutchings, Pat; Carrerette, Orlemir. (2017). Phylogenetic analysis of the family Telothelepodidae Nogueira, Fitzhugh & Hutchings, 2013 (Annelida: Terebelliformia). Marine Biology Research. 1-22., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2017.1283526
page(s): 19 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Expanded tentacular lobe with numerous buccal tentacles; dorsal buccal lobe T-shaped, and thickened. Numerous sessile simple branchial filaments on segments 2 and 3. Notopodia from segment 3, continuing for at least 23 segments. Notosetae smooth-tipped, narrow-winged, broad-bladed capillaries. Neurosetae from setiger 7, arranged in single rows, avicular." (Hutchings & Glasby, 1986: 84)
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is a combination of the Greek noun glossos, meaning 'tongue', and and the name of the genus Thelepus Leuckart, 1849, type of the subfamily Thelepodinae Hessle, 1917, to which the new genus was assigned, and refers to the expanded glandular tentacular lobe.  [details]