WoRMS name details

Profundilycastis Hartmann-Schröder, 1977

579226  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:579226)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1977. The genera Ceratocephale Malmgren, Olganereis n. gen., and Profundilycastis n. gen. (Nereidae, Polychaeta) with a key to the nereid genera without chitinous paragnaths, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Allan Hancock Press, p. 141-155.
page(s): 149 [details]   
Etymology Not stated, but presumably the name of the genus Profundilycastis is composed by the Latin adjective profundus, meaning...  
Etymology Not stated, but presumably the name of the genus Profundilycastis is composed by the Latin adjective profundus, meaning 'deep' or 'profound', followed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 sensu Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833, later transferred to the genus Namalycastis Hartman, 1959, and in which the type species of the new genus, Namalycastis profundus Hartman, 1965, had been originally placed, and refers to the occurrence of the taxon in deep-water.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Profundilycastis Hartmann-Schröder, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=579226 on 2018-06-24
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original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1977. The genera Ceratocephale Malmgren, Olganereis n. gen., and Profundilycastis n. gen. (Nereidae, Polychaeta) with a key to the nereid genera without chitinous paragnaths, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Allan Hancock Press, p. 141-155.
page(s): 149 [details]   

taxonomy source Hartmann-Schröder, Gesa. (1977). Profundilycastis profundus (Hartman, 1965) (Nereidae, Polychaeta): Wiederbeschreibung des Holotypus. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut. 74: 45-48.
page(s): 45; note: redescription of Profundilycastis profundus [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Böggemann, Markus 2009. Polychaetes (Annelida) of the abyssal SE Atlantic. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 9, 252-428. , available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439609209000464
page(s): 348 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis from Hartmann-Schröder (1977: 149): "Prostomium pentagonal, with paired frontal antennae and two biarticulate palps; eyes absent. Tentacular segment (peristomium) achaetous and apodous; four pairs of tentacular cirri with distinct cirrophores. Parapodia of first two setigers uniramous, notopodium represented by dorsal cirrus only. Dorsal cirri at base of notopodia. Notopodia with single ligule. Neuropodia with conical acicular lobes and lower ligules. Ventral cirri tapered. Notosetae homogomph spinigers and falcigers. Neurosetae homogomph and heterogomph spinigers and heterogomph falcigers. Pygidium unknown. Pharynx with paired jaws, without paragnaths or papillae." [details]

Etymology Not stated, but presumably the name of the genus Profundilycastis is composed by the Latin adjective profundus, meaning 'deep' or 'profound', followed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 sensu Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833, later transferred to the genus Namalycastis Hartman, 1959, and in which the type species of the new genus, Namalycastis profundus Hartman, 1965, had been originally placed, and refers to the occurrence of the taxon in deep-water.  [details]

Grammatical gender Not stated, but must be feminine following feminine Lycastis (based on a female name), although Hartmann-Schröder (1977) did not do the mandatory correction of 'profundus' to 'profunda' [details]