WoRMS name details

Branchoscolex sphaerochaetus Schmarda, 1861

336386  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336386)

 unaccepted
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): 60, 2 text-figures [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.   
From editor or global species database
Type locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.  [details]
Etymology The specific epithet sphaerochaetus refers to the knobbed tips of some of the chaetae of the species.   
Etymology The specific epithet sphaerochaetus refers to the knobbed tips of some of the chaetae of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Branchoscolex sphaerochaetus Schmarda, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336386 on 2018-05-24
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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): 60, 2 text-figures [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596
page(s): 591 [details]   

source of synonymy Day, J. H. (1955). The Polychaeta of South Africa. Part 3. Sedentary species from Cape shores and estuaries. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology. 42(287): 407-452., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1955.tb02216.x
page(s): 424-426, fig. 3f-g [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology The specific epithet sphaerochaetus refers to the knobbed tips of some of the chaetae of the species.  [details]

Type locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.  [details]