WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMera Saint-Joseph, 1894

326190 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326190)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Saint-Joseph, Arthur d’Anthoine de. (1894). Les Annélides polychètes des côtes de Dinard. Troisième Partie. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris, Série 7. 17: 1-395, plates I-XIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110316#page/11/mode/1up [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Rzhavsky et al (2015: 92) included Mera...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Rzhavsky et al (2015: 92) included Mera pusilla, the type species of Mera, under Janua heterostropha (Montagu, 1803), subjective senior synonym of Spirorbis pagenstecheri Quatrefages, 1866, the type species of Janua. Thus Mera is invalid. [details]
Read, G. (2016). Mera Saint-Joseph, 1894. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326190 on 2017-11-23

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original description Saint-Joseph, Arthur d’Anthoine de. (1894). Les Annélides polychètes des côtes de Dinard. Troisième Partie. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris, Série 7. 17: 1-395, plates I-XIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110316#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

status source Rzhavsky, Alexander V.; Kupriyanova, Elena K.; Sikorski, Andrei V.; Dahle, Salve. (2014). Calcareous tubeworms (Polychaeta, Serpulidae) of the Arctic Ocean. KMK Scientific Press, Moscow. 191 p. [ISBN 978-5-87317-988-6]., available online at http://www.sevin.ru/menues1/index_rus.html?../news/739.html
page(s): 92; note: complexities of taxonomic history examined [details]   

status source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf
page(s): 151; note: listed as referred to Janua [details]   

status source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 580; note: listed as referred to Spirorbis [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Rzhavsky et al (2015: 92) included Mera pusilla, the type species of Mera, under Janua heterostropha (Montagu, 1803), subjective senior synonym of Spirorbis pagenstecheri Quatrefages, 1866, the type species of Janua. Thus Mera is invalid. [details]