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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis spinosa Sluiter, 1882

332160  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332160)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sluiter, C. P. 1882. Ueber einen indischen Sternaspis und seine Verwandschaft zu den Echiuren. Natuurkundig tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië uitgegeven door de Natuurkundige Vereeniging. Batavia, 41: 235-287,3plates., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13331646 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Sluiter (1882) indicated the type locality as...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sluiter (1882) indicated the type locality as "Reede Batavia bei Tandjong Priok" [Batavia roadstead at Tandjong Priok]. The neotype was also collected by Sluiter, and comes from the same place, geolocated by gazetteer as -6.073645°, 106.881523° [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Sluiter (1882) formed the species epithet as...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Sluiter (1882) formed the species epithet as 'spinosus' in the original description, but an adjectival change of ending to 'spinosa' is mandatorily required for gender agreement. Contemporaries, for example Selenka (1885:4), soon used Sternaspis spinosa. [details]
Read, G. (2013). Sternaspis spinosa Sluiter, 1882. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332160 on 2017-12-12

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Sluiter, C. P. 1882. Ueber einen indischen Sternaspis und seine Verwandschaft zu den Echiuren. Natuurkundig tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië uitgegeven door de Natuurkundige Vereeniging. Batavia, 41: 235-287,3plates., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13331646 [details]   

additional source Selenka, Emil. (1885). Report on the Gephyrea collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the Years 1873–1876. Zoology. 13 (part 36): 1–25, plates I–IV., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16315#page/461/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Zhadan, Anna E.; Tzetlin, Alexander B.; Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio I. (2017). Sternaspidae (Annelida, Sedentaria) from Vietnam with description of three new species and clarification of some morphological features. Zootaxa. 4226(1): 75–92., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4226.1.3
page(s): 86; note: record of 2 specimens from Gulf of Tonkin, South China Sea, with figures [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Sendall, Kelly; Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio. 2013. Revision of Sternaspis Otto, 1821 (Polychaeta, Sternaspidae). ZooKeys 286(0): 1-74
page(s): 47 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype BM NHM 1889.6.15.52-36 [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology "Sternaspis spinosa Sluiter, 1882 has been in doubt ever since the original description because it was described and illustrated with long palp-like appendages; however, this type of appendage has not been reported for any other species ..." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype There is no original type material available (Petersen 2000:321), but Sluiter identified some other specimens from which one has been selected by Sendall & Salazar-Valejo (2013) as the neotype. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Sluiter (1882) formed the species epithet as 'spinosus' in the original description, but an adjectival change of ending to 'spinosa' is mandatorily required for gender agreement. Contemporaries, for example Selenka (1885:4), soon used Sternaspis spinosa. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sluiter (1882) indicated the type locality as "Reede Batavia bei Tandjong Priok" [Batavia roadstead at Tandjong Priok]. The neotype was also collected by Sluiter, and comes from the same place, geolocated by gazetteer as -6.073645°, 106.881523° [details]