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Polychaeta taxon details

Cheilonereis Benham, 1916

156851  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156851)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Benham, W.B. (1916). Report on the Polychaeta obtained by the F.I.S. ''Endeavour'' on the coasts of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Fisheries: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried on by the F.I.S. ''Endeavour'', 1909-14. H.C. Dannevig. Sydney. 4(2): 125-162, plates XLVI-XLVIII., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28977#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 138 [details]   
Etymology Cheilonereis is composed by the Greek noun cheilos, meaning 'lip', and the name of the genus Nereis Linnaeus, 1758, type...  
Etymology Cheilonereis is composed by the Greek noun cheilos, meaning 'lip', and the name of the genus Nereis Linnaeus, 1758, type genus of the family, and refers to the shape of the prostomium, which ''is produced laterally and ventrally to form a large, widely extending, collar-like lip'' (Benham, 1916: 138).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Cheilonereis Benham, 1916. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156851 on 2018-05-21
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2005-05-20 09:45:30Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-08-24 22:34:11Z
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2016-05-18 18:12:36Z
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original description Benham, W.B. (1916). Report on the Polychaeta obtained by the F.I.S. ''Endeavour'' on the coasts of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Fisheries: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried on by the F.I.S. ''Endeavour'', 1909-14. H.C. Dannevig. Sydney. 4(2): 125-162, plates XLVI-XLVIII., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28977#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 138 [details]   

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Benham (1916: 138): ''The peristomium is produced laterally and ventrally to form a large, widely extending, collar-like lip (Cheilos = lip); the base of the notopodium is raised into a lamelliform expansion exceeding in height the rest of the parapodium throughout the greater part of the body.'' [details]

Etymology Cheilonereis is composed by the Greek noun cheilos, meaning 'lip', and the name of the genus Nereis Linnaeus, 1758, type genus of the family, and refers to the shape of the prostomium, which ''is produced laterally and ventrally to form a large, widely extending, collar-like lip'' (Benham, 1916: 138).  [details]