WoRMS taxon details

Caulleryaspis Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo, 2013

724755  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:724755)

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marine
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Sendall, Kelly; Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio. 2013. Revision of Sternaspis Otto, 1821 (Polychaeta, Sternaspidae). ZooKeys 286(0): 1-74
page(s): 53 [details]   
Etymology Honors Dr Maurice Caullery, in recognition of his studies on polychaete reproductive biology and taxonomy, and especially...  
Etymology Honors Dr Maurice Caullery, in recognition of his studies on polychaete reproductive biology and taxonomy, and especially because of his monograph on the Siboga Expedition, which took him 40 yr, and contained many new species. Caulleryaspis is a free combination of his last name and the second part of Sternaspis (Gr. shield) to stress the affinity with the stem genus. Gender: feminine. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Caulleryaspis Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo, 2013. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=724755 on 2018-04-23
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original description Sendall, Kelly; Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio. 2013. Revision of Sternaspis Otto, 1821 (Polychaeta, Sternaspidae). ZooKeys 286(0): 1-74
page(s): 53 [details]   
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Diagnosis "Sternaspids with introvert hooks tapered. Pre-shield region with 7 segments. Ventro-caudal shield flexible with abundant sediment particles firmly adhered." [details]

Etymology Honors Dr Maurice Caullery, in recognition of his studies on polychaete reproductive biology and taxonomy, and especially because of his monograph on the Siboga Expedition, which took him 40 yr, and contained many new species. Caulleryaspis is a free combination of his last name and the second part of Sternaspis (Gr. shield) to stress the affinity with the stem genus. Gender: feminine. [details]