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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis thalassemoides Otto, 1821 
AphiaID: 338201

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirratuliformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis Otto, 1821
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis Otto, 1821
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternaspis assimilis Malmgren, 1867 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Otto, A. G. 1821. Animalium maritimorum nondum editorum genera duo. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum 10(2): 617-634, Plates 50-51., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37021183 [details]

source of synonymy Malmgren, A. J. 1867. Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiae, Groenlandiae, Islandiae et Scandinaviae hactenus cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingfors. 127pp, & 115 plates, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]

status source Sendall, Kelly; Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio. 2013. Revision of Sternaspis Otto, 1821 (Polychaeta, Sternaspidae). ZooKeys 286(0): 1-74, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.286.4438
page(s): 20 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Tyrrhenian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyrrhenian Sea [from specimen] [view specimen]

Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype ZMC ZMUC POL-2159, locality Tyrrhenian Sea (Origin of specimen obscure. Tyrrhenian Sea, Bay of Naples, Italy, Mediterranean Sea) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRedescription by Sendall & Salazar Vallejo (2013) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology The morphological monograph of Vejdovsky (1882), apparently on S. 'scutata', was based on the species S. thalassemoides Otto according to Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo (2013) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Reinstated as valid by Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo (2013). There are no prior modern records, and "Sternaspis thalassemoides Otto, 1821 has not been recorded since the late 1800’s ...". The provenance of the neotype (collected 1928) is not explained by the authors. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Tyrrhenian Sea, Bay of Naples, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No point geolocation available. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sternaspis thalassemoides from Sendall & Salazar Vallejo (2013)
Sternaspis thalassemoi...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338201
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-04-09 02:24:26Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Sternaspis thalassemoides Otto, 1821. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338201 on 2014-09-19