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Polychaeta taxon details

Owenia Delle Chiaje, 1844

129427  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129427)

accepted
Genus
Ammochares Grube, 1846 (subjective synonym)
Mitraria Müller, 1851 (plankton larval stage belonging to Oweniidae, probably Owenia)
Ops Carrington, 1865 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Delle Chiaje, Stefano 1841 & 1844. [POLYCHAETA context] Descrizione e Notomia degli Animali Invertebrati della Sicilia Citeriore osservati vivi negli anni 1822-1830. [Tome 1, 98 pp.; Tome 2, 146 pp; Tome 3, 142 pp [Molluschi Acefali, Bracciopedi, Cirropedi, Crostacei, Anellosi]; Tome 4, 142 pp.; Tome 5, 165 pp. [1841, incl. Annelosi Afroditici]; Tome 6-7, pl. 1-173 [1841], pl. 174-181 [1844]; Tome 8 (Appendici, osservazioni critiche, indice generale), 48 pp. [1844] Napoli, Stabilimento Tipografico di C. Batelli e Co., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10031
page(s): v.8, p.33 (1844) [details]   
Note Type species: O. fusiformis delle Chiaje, 1844...  
Type species Type species: O. fusiformis delle Chiaje, 1844 [but often seen as 1841, e.g., in Fauchald (1977)]. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Owenia Delle Chiaje, 1844. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129427 on 2018-06-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Delle Chiaje, Stefano 1841 & 1844. [POLYCHAETA context] Descrizione e Notomia degli Animali Invertebrati della Sicilia Citeriore osservati vivi negli anni 1822-1830. [Tome 1, 98 pp.; Tome 2, 146 pp; Tome 3, 142 pp [Molluschi Acefali, Bracciopedi, Cirropedi, Crostacei, Anellosi]; Tome 4, 142 pp.; Tome 5, 165 pp. [1841, incl. Annelosi Afroditici]; Tome 6-7, pl. 1-173 [1841], pl. 174-181 [1844]; Tome 8 (Appendici, osservazioni critiche, indice generale), 48 pp. [1844] Napoli, Stabilimento Tipografico di C. Batelli e Co., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10031
page(s): v.8, p.33 (1844) [details]   

original description  (ofMitraria Müller, 1851) Müller, Johannes. (1851). Über die Jugendzustände einiger Seethiere. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Konigl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. [year 1851]: 468-474., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11056580
page(s): 468; note: no figure, no species name with genus [details]   

original description  (ofAmmochares Grube, 1846) Grube, Adolph-Eduard 1846. Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Zweiter Beitrag: Corephorus elegans Gr., Ammochares Ottonis Gr., Dasymallus caducus Gr., Scalis minax Gr. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 12: 161-171,plate 5, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13704924
page(s): 163 [details]   

original description  (ofOps Carrington, 1865) Carrington, Benjamin. (1865). On the chaetopod annelides of the Southport sands. Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester. 4: 176-188., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48862346
page(s): 187 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record 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]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [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]   

identification resource Koh, B. S. and Bhaud, M. R. 2003. Identification of new criteria for differentiating between populations of Owenia fusiformis (Annelida Polychaeta) from different origins: Rehabilitation of old species and erection of new species. Vie et Milieu 53(2-3): 65-95., available online at http://www.obs-banyuls.fr/Viemilieu/index.php/volume-53-2003/53-issues-2-3.html [details]   

additional source  (ofAmmochares Grube, 1846) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 468 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofAmmochares Grube, 1846) McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids. The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650
page(s): 355; note: McIntosh records that Ammochares is a synonym of Owenia, although this was probably known earlier [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofOps Carrington, 1865) McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids. The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650
page(s): 356 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Type species Type species: O. fusiformis delle Chiaje, 1844 [but often seen as 1841, e.g., in Fauchald (1977)]. [details]
 



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Owenia fusiformis
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Owenia fusiformis
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Owenia
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