WoRMS taxon details

Polymastigos Green, 2002

325984  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325984)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Green, Karen D. (2002). Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Andaman Sea. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication. 24: 249–343.
page(s): 326-327 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The name of the genus refers to the several abdominal setigers with capillary setae.   
Etymology The name of the genus refers to the several abdominal setigers with capillary setae.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Polymastigos Green, 2002. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325984 on 2018-04-26
Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-07-12 23:38:02Z
changed

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original description Green, Karen D. (2002). Capitellidae (Polychaeta) from the Andaman Sea. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication. 24: 249–343.
page(s): 326-327 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Thorax with asetous peristomium and 11 setigers with capillary setae in both rami. Abdomen with four or more setigers with capillary setae in notopodia and hooded hooks in neuropodia; remaining abdominal setigers with hooded hooks in both rami. Abdominal hooded hooks subequal with longer notohooks than neurohooks.  [details]

Etymology The name of the genus refers to the several abdominal setigers with capillary setae.  [details]