BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalmus Mecznikow, 1865

129313  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129313)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Mecznikow, E. 1865. Beitraege zur Kenntnis der Chaetopoden. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 15: 328-341. [details]   
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2013). Microphthalmus Mecznikow, 1865. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). The Belgian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/berms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129313 on 2017-12-17

Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-10-22 21:07:32Z
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original description Mecznikow, E. 1865. Beitraege zur Kenntnis der Chaetopoden. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 15: 328-341. [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [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]   

additional source Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Westheide, Wilfried. (2013). Microphthalmus mahensis sp.n. (Annelida, Phyllodocida) together with an annotated key of the genus. Helgoland Marine Research. 67(3): 413-422., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10152-012-0332-1
page(s): 419 [key and list of valid species] [details]   
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]