WoRMS name details

Myrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861

329061  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329061)

nomen dubium (not an Autolytinae)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 73, text-figs. a-c on page 73, plate XXVIII fig. 222 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º). [details]
Type material Not found by Nygren (2004), probably lost. [details]
Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.  
Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet clavigera, is a Latin adjective, inflection of claviger, formed by clava ('club' or 'cudgel') and gero...  
Etymology The specific epithet clavigera, is a Latin adjective, inflection of claviger, formed by clava ('club' or 'cudgel') and gero ('carry' or 'bear'), meaning 'club-bearing', and makes reference to the club-shaped dorsal cirri that the species bears.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Myrianida clavigera Schmarda, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329061 on 2018-02-19
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-03-28 16:01:56Z
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2015-05-10 21:46:01Z
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original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 73, text-figs. a-c on page 73, plate XXVIII fig. 222 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Nygren, Arne. (2004). Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). Zootaxa. 680: 1-314., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2004f/z00680f.pdf
page(s): 199 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Editor's comment The species seems to be a member of the family Hesionidae Grube, 1850.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet clavigera, is a Latin adjective, inflection of claviger, formed by clava ('club' or 'cudgel') and gero ('carry' or 'bear'), meaning 'club-bearing', and makes reference to the club-shaped dorsal cirri that the species bears.  [details]

Habitat On stones.  [details]

Identification According to Nygren (2004: 199), "there is nothing in the description that connects M. clavigera to Autolytinae. Ventral cirri is present, and chaetal types are not found in Autolytinae."  [details]

Type locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º). [details]

Type material Not found by Nygren (2004), probably lost. [details]