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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOwenia Delle Chiaje, 1844

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

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmochares Grube, 1846 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOps 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species: O. fusiformis delle Chiaje, 1844...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species: O. fusiformis delle Chiaje, 1844 [but often seen as 1841, e.g., in Fauchald (1977)]. [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2012). Owenia Delle Chiaje, 1844. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129427 on 2017-12-12

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmochares 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOps Carrington, 1865) Carrington, B. 1865. On the chaetopod annelids of the Southport sands. Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society of, Manchester, 1865: 176-188.
page(s): 187 [details]   

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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOps 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 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmochares 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmochares 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 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species: O. fusiformis delle Chiaje, 1844 [but often seen as 1841, e.g., in Fauchald (1977)]. [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorチマキゴカイ  [details]
Picture of Owenia fusiformis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Picture of Owenia f...
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Owenia fusiformis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Owenia fusiformis
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Owenia fusiformis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Owenia fusiformis
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Owenia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Owenia

Kokertje van Owenia fusiformis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Kokertje van Owenia...
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Owenia fusiformis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Owenia fusiformis
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