WoRMS name details

Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869

331456  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331456)

nomen nudum
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, Michael. (1869). Fortsatte bemærkninger over det dyriske livs udbredning i havets dybder. <em>Forhandliger i Videnskabernes Selskab, Christiania.</em> 1868: 246-275., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.51281
page(s): 253 [details]   
Note Lofoten, Norway, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Lofoten, Norway, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 68.33º, 14.67º), at 300 fathoms (= about 548.6 m). [details]
Depth range 300 fathoms (= about 548.6 m).  
Depth range 300 fathoms (= about 548.6 m). [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Lofoten (Norway, Norwegian Sea). Known only from the type locality.  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Lofoten (Norway, Norwegian Sea). Known only from the type locality. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet singularis is a Latin adjective meaning 'alone', 'single' or 'unique', and presumably...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet singularis is a Latin adjective meaning 'alone', 'single' or 'unique', and presumably refers to some character of the species considered as being unique by the author. [details]

Nomenclature The name Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 is a nomen nudum, as it does not accomplish Article 12 of the ICZN. It appears...  
Nomenclature The name Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 is a nomen nudum, as it does not accomplish Article 12 of the ICZN. It appears as a new taxon in a list of taxa provided by M. Sars (1869: 253), without the support of any further taxonomic information.  [details]

Taxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the species Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 was represented by specimens...  
Taxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the species Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 was represented by specimens belonging to the genus Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (now Ophelina Örsted, 1843), creating a new species dedicated to its author, Ammotrypane sarsi Eliason, 1962. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331456 on 2021-06-17
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original description Sars, Michael. (1869). Fortsatte bemærkninger over det dyriske livs udbredning i havets dybder. <em>Forhandliger i Videnskabernes Selskab, Christiania.</em> 1868: 246-275., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.51281
page(s): 253 [details]   

basis of record Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 300 fathoms (= about 548.6 m). [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Lofoten (Norway, Norwegian Sea). Known only from the type locality. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet singularis is a Latin adjective meaning 'alone', 'single' or 'unique', and presumably refers to some character of the species considered as being unique by the author. [details]

Habitat Not stated, unknown. [details]

Nomenclature The name Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 is a nomen nudum, as it does not accomplish Article 12 of the ICZN. It appears as a new taxon in a list of taxa provided by M. Sars (1869: 253), without the support of any further taxonomic information.  [details]

Taxonomy Eliason (1962: 276-276) suggested that the species Pygophelia singularis M. Sars, 1869 was represented by specimens belonging to the genus Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (now Ophelina Örsted, 1843), creating a new species dedicated to its author, Ammotrypane sarsi Eliason, 1962. [details]

Type locality Lofoten, Norway, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 68.33º, 14.67º), at 300 fathoms (= about 548.6 m). [details]