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Polychaeta name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984

324885  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324885)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 24 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Greek...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Greek adjective compso, meaning 'elegant' or 'pretty', and the name of the genus Anaitis Malmgren, 1865. [details]
Gil, J.; Eibye-Jacobsen, D. (2016). Compsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324885 on 2017-12-14

Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-10-28 09:17:42Z
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2016-11-08 10:18:08Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 24 [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy Pleijel, Fredrik. (1991). Phylogeny and classification of the Phyllodocidae (Polychaeta). Zoologica Scripta. 20(3): 225-261., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1991.tb00289.x
page(s): 237-238, 254 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Hutchings & Murray (1984: 24): ''Body narrow with well developed parapodia whose bases are swollen. Prostomium with anteriorly produced margin, with four antennae and a nuchal papilla. Pharynx completely smooth lacking any macro-papillae. Tentacular segments 1 and 2 fused to form a dorsal collar enveloping base of prostomium. Setae first present from tentacular segment 3. Parapodia uniramous, with spinigerous setae. Ventral cirri lamellar.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Greek adjective compso, meaning 'elegant' or 'pretty', and the name of the genus Anaitis Malmgren, 1865. [details]