WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycastis brevicornis Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833

337275 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337275)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination|comb. Nov)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Audouin, J.V. and Milne Edwards, H. (1833). Classification des Annélides et description de celles qui habitent les côtes de la France. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris, sér. 1. 29: 195-269., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29342#page/199/mode/1up
page(s): 223-226, plate XIV figs. 6-12 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MNHN POLY TYPE 1370, locality France...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN POLY TYPE 1370, locality France (Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay, Poitou-Charentes, coasts of Noirmoutier (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 46.98º, long. -2.22º)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay, Poitou-Charentes, coasts of Noirmoutier (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 46.98º, long. -2.22º). Several authors state La Rochelle (Charente, France) as the type locality of the species, apparently based on the label associated to an existing possible holotype. However, Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833: 224) clearly state Noirmoutier as the type locality: "Nous l'avons trouvée sur les côtes de Noirmoutier".  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Possible holotype deposited at the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, POLY TYPE 1370.  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated by Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833)....  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated by Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833). Probably shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of France: Noirmoutier...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of France: Noirmoutier (Poitou-Charentes).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet brevicornis is composed...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet brevicornis is composed by the Latin prefix brevi-, meaning 'short', and the Latin adjective cornis, meaning 'horned', and refers to the short antennae and palps: "La tête (fig. 7), ne présente rien de remarquable; les antennes mitoyennes (c) [i.e. antennae; note by the editor] sont petites, côniques et très écartées l'une de l'autre; les antennes externes (d) [i.e. palps; note by the editor] sont également assez courtes, et formées comme celles des Néréides, de deux articles, l'un basilaire très-gros, l'autre terminal et fort petit" (Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833: 223).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus (Namalycastis).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus (Namalycastis). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay, Poitou-Charentes, coasts of Noirmoutier (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 46.98º, long. -2.22º). Several authors state La Rochelle (Charente, France) as the type locality of the species, apparently based on the label associated to an existing possible holotype. However, Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833: 224) clearly state Noirmoutier as the type locality: "Nous l'avons trouvée sur les côtes de Noirmoutier".  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Possible holotype deposited at the Musée...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Possible holotype deposited at the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, POLY TYPE 1370.  [details]
Traits (2008). Lycastis brevicornis Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833. 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=337275 on 2017-11-22

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original description Audouin, J.V. and Milne Edwards, H. (1833). Classification des Annélides et description de celles qui habitent les côtes de la France. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris, sér. 1. 29: 195-269., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29342#page/199/mode/1up
page(s): 223-226, plate XIV figs. 6-12 [details]   

source of synonymy Glasby, C.J. (1999). The Namanereidinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Part 1. Taxonomy and phylogeny. Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement. 25: 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.25.1999.1354
page(s): 40-42, figs. 1c, 14a-e, 15, table 4 [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, O. 1959. Capitellidae and Nereidae (marine annelids) from the Gulf side of Florida with a review of freshwater Nereidae. Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean, 9(2): 153-168., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1959/00000009/00000002/art00002 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN POLY TYPE 1370, locality France (Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay, Poitou-Charentes, coasts of Noirmoutier (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 46.98º, long. -2.22º)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated by Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833). Probably shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of France: Noirmoutier (Poitou-Charentes).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet brevicornis is composed by the Latin prefix brevi-, meaning 'short', and the Latin adjective cornis, meaning 'horned', and refers to the short antennae and palps: "La tête (fig. 7), ne présente rien de remarquable; les antennes mitoyennes (c) [i.e. antennae; note by the editor] sont petites, côniques et très écartées l'une de l'autre; les antennes externes (d) [i.e. palps; note by the editor] sont également assez courtes, et formées comme celles des Néréides, de deux articles, l'un basilaire très-gros, l'autre terminal et fort petit" (Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833: 223).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated by Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus (Namalycastis). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic coast of France, Bay of Biscay, Poitou-Charentes, coasts of Noirmoutier (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 46.98º, long. -2.22º). Several authors state La Rochelle (Charente, France) as the type locality of the species, apparently based on the label associated to an existing possible holotype. However, Audouin & Milne-Edwards (1833: 224) clearly state Noirmoutier as the type locality: "Nous l'avons trouvée sur les côtes de Noirmoutier".  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Possible holotype deposited at the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, POLY TYPE 1370.  [details]