WoRMS taxon details

Spintheridae Augener, 1913

962  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:962)

accepted
Family
Genus Spinther Johnston, 1845

Genus Cryptonota Stimpson, 1854 accepted as Spinther Johnston, 1845 (subjective synonym)
Genus Oniscosoma Sars, 1851 accepted as Spinther Johnston, 1845 (subjective synonym)
Genus Sphinter [misspelling] accepted as Spinther Johnston, 1845 (Subsequent misspelling for Spinther)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Augener, Hermann. (1913). Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Gustav Fischer, Jena. 4(5): 65-304, plates II-III., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7160888
page(s): 83 [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spintheridae Augener, 1913. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=962 on 2018-05-27
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original description Augener, Hermann. (1913). Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Gustav Fischer, Jena. 4(5): 65-304, plates II-III., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7160888
page(s): 83 [details]   

taxonomy source Graff, Ludwig von 1888. Die Annelidengattung Spinther. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 46: 1-66., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27477705 [details]   

taxonomy source Rouse, G. W.; Pleijel, F. (2001). Polychaetes. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK [etc.]. ISBN 0-19-850608-2. 354 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): [includes summary of nomenclatural history] [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority Some authors give Johnston (1865 Catalogue) the family authorship (eg. Fauchald & Rouse (1997:117). However, no mention can be found there. In fact Johnston at that time placed Spinther in the amphinomids (his Amphinomenaceae), along with Euphrosyne. Graff (1888) in a major monograph perhaps pointedly does not overtly place Spinther in a family. The majority of texts (eg. Hartman 1959; Day, 1967) assign the first use of Spintheridae as late as Augener, 1913 [details]
 



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Japanese ヒレアシゴカイ  [details]