WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoplacostegus Bush, 1905

411246 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:411246)
nomen dubium
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus moerchii McIntosh, 1885 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bush, K.J. (1905). Tubicolous annelids of the tribes Sabellides and Serpulides from the Pacific Ocean. Harriman Alaska Expedition. 12: 169-346, plates XXI-XLIV., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/71821#page/189/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   
ten Hove, H. (2009). Protoplacostegus Bush, 1905. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=411246 on 2017-11-21

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original description Bush, K.J. (1905). Tubicolous annelids of the tribes Sabellides and Serpulides from the Pacific Ocean. Harriman Alaska Expedition. 12: 169-346, plates XXI-XLIV., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/71821#page/189/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   

status source Zibrowius, Helmut 1973. Revision of some Serpulidae (Annelida Polychaeta) from abyssal depths in the Atlantic and Pacific, collected by the 'Challenger' and Prince of Monaco Expeditions. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 24(9): 427-439.
page(s): 437 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment  Its only species, moerchii, is indeterminable according to Zibrowius 1973; it cannot be a Placostegus by the shape of the uncinus figured (Fig.8) [details]