WoRMS taxon details

Aphroditidae Malmgren, 1867

938  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:938)

accepted
Family
Palmyridae Kinberg, 1858 (subjective synonym)
Genus Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Aphrogenia Kinberg, 1856
Genus Hermionopsis Seidler, 1923
Genus Heteraphrodita Pettibone, 1966
Genus Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856
Genus Palaeoaphrodite Alessandrello & Teruzzi, 1986 †
Genus Palmyra Savigny, 1818
Genus Pontogenia Claparède, 1868

Genus Aphrodite [auctt.] accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (variant spelling)
Genus Aphroditella Roule, 1898 accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (junior unreplaced homonym, also a subjective synonym)
Genus Eruca Ruysch, 1721 accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (pre-Linnaean name, a homonym if used later)
Genus Halithea Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (objective synonym)
Genus Halogenia Horst, 1915 accepted as Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856 (junior subjective synonym fide Pettibone (1966))
Genus Hermione Blainville, 1828 accepted as Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856 (junior homonym, replaced by Hermonia, subjective synonym to Laetmonice)
Genus Hermonia Hartman, 1959 accepted as Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856 (subjective synonym, originally a replacement name for junior homonym Hermione Blainville, 1828, preoccupied by Hermione Meigen, 1800 (Diptera))
Genus Hystrix Redi in Claparède, 1868 accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Genus Laetmatonice [auctt.] accepted as Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856 (variant misspelling )
Genus Letmonicella Roule, 1898 accepted as Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856 (junior subjective synonym fide Fauvel (1923: 36))
Genus Milnesia Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (junior subjective synonym fide Pettibone (1966))
Genus Mus [informal 1748-56, NOT Mus sensu Linnaeus, 1758] accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (pre-Linnaean usages in Latin of 'Mus marinus' for sea mouse (Aphrodita))
Genus Palmyropsis Potts, 1910 accepted as Palmyra Savigny, 1818 (junior homonym, subjective synonym)
Genus Pontogenessa Monro, 1924 accepted as Pontogenia Claparède, 1868 (subjective synonym)
Genus Triceratia Haswell, 1883 accepted as Pontogenia Claparède, 1868 (subjective synonym)
Genus Tricertia [auctt.] accepted as Triceratia Haswell, 1883 accepted as Pontogenia Claparède, 1868 (misspelling)
Genus Vermis Claparède, 1868 accepted as Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 3 [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Aphroditidae Malmgren, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=938 on 2018-11-16
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original description Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 3 [details]   

original description  (ofPalmyridae Kinberg, 1858) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1857). Annulater [scale worms]. <em>Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden under befal af C.A. Virgin aren 1851-1853. Zoology.</em> 1(2): 1-32. Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser. Almquist & Wicksells. Uppsala & Stockholm. [details]   

taxonomy source Gathof, Jerry M. (1984). Family Aphroditidae Malmgren, 1867. In: Uebelacker, J.M.; Johnson, P.G. (eds). Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Volume 3. Chapter Pagination: 20.1-20.8, Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Mobile, Alabama. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Barnich, R.; Fiege, D. (2003). The Aphroditoidea (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the Mediterranean Sea. <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft.</em> 559: 1-167., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/detail/isbn/9783510613533/The-Aphroditoidea-Annelida-Polychaeta-of-the-Mediterranean-Sea [details]   

identification resource Barnich, Ruth. (2011). Identification of scale worms in British and Irish waters. NMBAQC 2010 taxonomic workshop, Dove Marine Laboratory. 52 pp., available online at http://www.nmbaqcs.org/scheme-components/invertebrates/literature-and-taxonomic-keys/identification-of-scale-worms.aspx [details]   
 
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English sea mouse/mice  [details]
Japanese コガネウロコムシ  [details]