WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastigos 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] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus refers to the several...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus refers to the several abdominal setigers with capillary setae.  [details]
Gil, J. (2013). Polymastigos Green, 2002. 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=325984 on 2017-12-13

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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus refers to the several abdominal setigers with capillary setae.  [details]