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Acoetidae Kinberg, 1856

19199  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:19199)

Polyodontidae Augener, 1918 · unaccepted (junior homonym)


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Status Polyodontidae is preoccupied in fishes and replaced by Acoetidae (R. Barnich)  
Status Polyodontidae is preoccupied in fishes and replaced by Acoetidae (R. Barnich) [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2024). World Polychaeta Database. Acoetidae Kinberg, 1856. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=19199 on 2024-02-22
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original description  (of Polyodontidae Augener, 1918) Augener, Hermann. (1918). Polychaeta. <em>Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas.</em> 2(2): 67-625, plates II-VII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7172280
page(s): 119; note: Polyodontidae used without explanation when reporting a Polyodontes and a Eupanthalis species [details]   

taxonomy source Barnich, Ruth; Fiege, Dieter. (2003). The Aphroditoidea (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the Mediterranean Sea. <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft.</em> 559: 1-167., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/detail/isbn/9783510613533/The-Aphroditoidea-Annelida-Polychaeta-of-the-Mediterranean-Sea [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Pettibone, Marian H. 1989. Revision of the aphroditoid polychaetes of the family Acoetidae Kinberg (=Polyodontidae Augener) and reestablishment of Acoetes Audouin and Milne-Edwards, 1832, and Euarche Ehlers,1887. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 464: 1-138., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.464 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

identification resource Barnich, Ruth. (2011). Identification of scale worms in British and Irish waters. NMBAQC 2010 taxonomic workshop, Dove Marine Laboratory. 52 pp., available online at http://www.nmbaqcs.org/scheme-components/invertebrates/literature-and-taxonomic-keys/identification-of-scale-worms.aspx [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Classification The genus Pseudeupanthalis Fauvel, 1958 was created in Acoetinae, but later taxonomists regard it as a junior synonym of Sthenelanella in Sigalionidae (see Fauchald, 1977: 66) [details]

From other sources
Classification Placement in superfamily Aphroditacea follows the position of Polyodontidae [details]

Status Polyodontidae is preoccupied in fishes and replaced by Acoetidae (R. Barnich) [details]
English scaleworms [from synonym]polyodontids [from synonym]  [details]
German Schuppenwürmer [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese ボウセキウロコムシ科  [details]