WoRMS taxon details

Graptolithoidea

579849  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:579849)

Beklemishev, 1951
accepted
Class
Pterobranchia (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Distribution Many pterobranch species have been found in Antarctic regions and colder waters, but they have also been found in warmer...  
Distribution Many pterobranch species have been found in Antarctic regions and colder waters, but they have also been found in warmer waters at lower latitudes. [details]

Fossil range Early Cambrian - Recent. A recent fossil find now places hemichordates in the early Cambrian.  
Fossil range Early Cambrian - Recent. A recent fossil find now places hemichordates in the early Cambrian. [details]

Nomenclature The vernaculars "pterobranchs" and "sea angels" are commonly used to collectively refer to extant Cephalodiscus and...  
Nomenclature The vernaculars "pterobranchs" and "sea angels" are commonly used to collectively refer to extant Cephalodiscus and Rhabdopleura, while the vernacular "graptolites" is commonly used to collectively refer to all the extinct species in this class. [details]
Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2018). Hemichordata World Database. Graptolithoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=579849 on 2018-07-20
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basis of record Beklemishev, V.N. 1951. Toward the building of system of animals. Deuterostomia, their origin and composition. [in Russian]. - Uspekhi Sovremennoy Biologii 32, 256-270. [details]   

additional source  (ofPterobranchia) Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofPterobranchia) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Classification When originally discovered in the 1800s, many pterobranchs were initially classified as bryozoans or other organisms.  [details]

Distribution Many pterobranch species have been found in Antarctic regions and colder waters, but they have also been found in warmer waters at lower latitudes. [details]

Fossil range Early Cambrian - Recent. A recent fossil find now places hemichordates in the early Cambrian. [details]

Nomenclature The vernaculars "pterobranchs" and "sea angels" are commonly used to collectively refer to extant Cephalodiscus and Rhabdopleura, while the vernacular "graptolites" is commonly used to collectively refer to all the extinct species in this class. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English sea angels [from synonym]pterobranchs [from synonym]graptolites [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese フサカツギ [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish fjädermaskar [from synonym]  [details]