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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrochaeta Grube, 1850

129141

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129141

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLedon Webster & Benedict, 1887 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. 1850. Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 16(1): 249-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31180#page/257/mode/1up
page(s): 312; note: New genus for Nais? clavicornis. There is NO diagnosis or explanation [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name Macrochaeta is...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name Macrochaeta is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large', 'long' or 'great', and the Greek word chaeta, meaning 'hair', and presumably refers to the big size of the neuropodial chaetae.  [details]
Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2016). Macrochaeta Grube, 1850. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129141 on 2017-11-17

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-01-31 14:10:43Z
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original description Grube, A.E. 1850. Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 16(1): 249-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31180#page/257/mode/1up
page(s): 312; note: New genus for Nais? clavicornis. There is NO diagnosis or explanation [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLedon Webster & Benedict, 1887) Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries. 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855
page(s): 743-744 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2609-2610; note: includes a dicotomic key for all the hitherto known species [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLedon Webster & Benedict, 1887) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLedon Webster & Benedict, 1887) Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2 609 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The generic name Macrochaeta is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large', 'long' or 'great', and the Greek word chaeta, meaning 'hair', and presumably refers to the big size of the neuropodial chaetae.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Macrochaeta Grube, 1850 is the senior homonym to Macrochaeta Bretscher, 1896 in Annelida: Naididae (apparently subsequently replaced by a junior synonym, genus Vejdovskyella Michaelsen, 1903). There is also a botany Macrochaeta E.G. von Steudel, 1854 in Poaceae. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Macrochaeta Grube, 1851 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorValidity Classified under Cirratulidae in RAMS Checklists [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]