WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDodecamastus Blake, 2000

325765 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325765)
accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDodecamastus mariaensis Blake, 2000 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Capitellidae Grube, 1862. pages 47-96. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 63-64 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix dodeca-, meaning 'twelve', and the Greek root mastus, commonly used to form generic names in the family Capitellidae, and presumably refers to the presence of 12 thoracic chaetigers in the genus. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Dodecamastus Blake, 2000. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325765 on 2017-11-25

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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-07-12 23:38:02Z
changed
2015-10-30 07:29:52Z
changed
2016-05-31 09:54:42Z
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original description Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Capitellidae Grube, 1862. pages 47-96. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 63-64 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Blake (2000: 63): ''Prostomium short, conical; eyes absent. Thorax with achaetous peristomium, 12 setigers; neurosetae present on setiger 1. Noto- and neurosetae of setigers 1-10 with capillaries only, setigers 11-12 hooded hooks in noto- and neuropodia; abdominal setigers with hooded hooks. Branchiae present. Pygidium without appendages.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix dodeca-, meaning 'twelve', and the Greek root mastus, commonly used to form generic names in the family Capitellidae, and presumably refers to the presence of 12 thoracic chaetigers in the genus. [details]