WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLongicarpus Hutchings & Murray, 1984

325258

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325258

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 97 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the words...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the words longi-, the combining form of the Latin adjective longus and meaning 'long' or 'extended', and the New Latin noun of Greek origin carpus, meaning 'wrist' or designating the 'wrist bones', and refers to the long handled uncini present in the anterior thoracic segments. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Longicarpus Hutchings & Murray, 1984. 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=325258 on 2017-11-21

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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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2016-12-01 11:03:05Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 97 [details]   

additional source Hutchings, P. A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1988). The Amphitritinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. 40: 1-60., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.40.1988.150 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Hutchings & Murray (1984: 97): ''Prostomium and peristomium not expanded or proboscis-shaped. Lateral lobes poorly developed. Twenty three pairs of notosetae, with serrated tips, from segment 4. Neurosetae from setiger 2; uncini arranged in double rows from setiger 7; anterior thoracic uncini with well-crested head, and long, well-chitinised shafts, shaft lost by mid-thoracic segments. Three pairs of branched branchiae on segments 2, 3, 4.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the words longi-, the combining form of the Latin adjective longus and meaning 'long' or 'extended', and the New Latin noun of Greek origin carpus, meaning 'wrist' or designating the 'wrist bones', and refers to the long handled uncini present in the anterior thoracic segments. [details]