WoRMS name details

Thesmia Kinberg, 1867

326050  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326050)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Thesmia flava (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Chloeia flava (Pallas, 1766) (superseded recombination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kinberg, J.G.H. (1867). Om Amphinomernas systematik. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 24(3): 83-91., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100696#page/93/mode/1up
page(s): 86 [details]   
Etymology The name of the genus probably refers to the Greek mythological name Thesmia or Thesmophoros, the ''law-giver'', a surname...  
Etymology The name of the genus probably refers to the Greek mythological name Thesmia or Thesmophoros, the ''law-giver'', a surname of Demeter and Persephone, in honour of whom the Thesmophoria were celebrated at Athens in the month of Pyanepsion (from ''Greek Myth Index'').  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Thesmia Kinberg, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326050 on 2018-05-24
Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-12-10 21:50:45Z
changed

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original description Kinberg, J.G.H. (1867). Om Amphinomernas systematik. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 24(3): 83-91., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100696#page/93/mode/1up
page(s): 86 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis "Setae infra apices inflatae, apicibus setarum dorsualium singulis, ventralium binis et ternis" (Kinberg, 1867: 86).  [details]

Etymology The name of the genus probably refers to the Greek mythological name Thesmia or Thesmophoros, the ''law-giver'', a surname of Demeter and Persephone, in honour of whom the Thesmophoria were celebrated at Athens in the month of Pyanepsion (from ''Greek Myth Index'').  [details]