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Species Thesmia flava (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Chloeia flava (Pallas, 1766) (superseded recombination)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. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 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 2018-11-18
Date
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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-12-10 21:50:45Z
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original description Kinberg, J.G.H. (1867). Om Amphinomernas systematik. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 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]