WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadricirra Banse, 1977

326011  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326011)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis halei Hartman, 1954 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 125 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "The name refers to the principal diagnostic...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "The name refers to the principal diagnostic character and is of feminine gender" (Banse, 1977: 125). The name of the genus is composed by the Latin prefix quadri-, derived from the Latin numeral quattuor and meaning 'four', and cirra, form of the Latin noun cirrus and meaning 'curl' or 'filament', and makes reference to the 4 cirri per parapodia referred in the diagnosis of the genus.  [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Quadricirra Banse, 1977. 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=326011 on 2017-12-16

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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 125 [details]   

source of synonymy Paxton, H. (1983). Revision of the genus Micronereis (Polychaeta: Nereididae: Notophycinae). Records of the Australian Museum. 35(1): 1-18., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.35.1983.299
page(s): 5-6; note: with Micronereis [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Banse (1977: 125): "Notophycinae with parapodia each [except first two] having one notocirrus and one neurocirrus. These notopodia each also with a lower cirrus, and these neuropodia with an upper cirrus.[details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "The name refers to the principal diagnostic character and is of feminine gender" (Banse, 1977: 125). The name of the genus is composed by the Latin prefix quadri-, derived from the Latin numeral quattuor and meaning 'four', and cirra, form of the Latin noun cirrus and meaning 'curl' or 'filament', and makes reference to the 4 cirri per parapodia referred in the diagnosis of the genus.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy According to Paxton (1983) "The genus Quadricirra Banse, 1977 is not recognized, since its principal diagnostic character, the presence of accessory parapodial cirri, is sexually dimorphic and cannot be correlated with other characters." [details]