WoRMS taxon details

Macrochaeta Grube, 1850

129141  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129141)

accepted
Genus
Ledon Webster & Benedict, 1887 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, Adolf Eduard. (1850). Die Familien der Anneliden. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin.</em> 16(1): 249-364., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6958350
page(s): 312; note: New genus for Nais? clavicornis. There is NO diagnosis or explanation [details]   
Etymology Not stated. The generic name Macrochaeta is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large', 'long' or...  
Etymology Not stated. The generic name Macrochaeta is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large', 'long' or 'great', and the Greek word chaeta, meaning 'hair', and presumably refers to the big size of the neuropodial chaetae.  [details]

Homonymy Macrochaeta Grube, 1850 is the senior homonym to Macrochaeta Bretscher, 1896 in Annelida: Naididae (apparently subsequently...  
Homonymy Macrochaeta Grube, 1850 is the senior homonym to Macrochaeta Bretscher, 1896 in Annelida: Naididae (apparently subsequently replaced by a junior synonym, genus Vejdovskyella Michaelsen, 1903). There is also a botany Macrochaeta E.G. von Steudel, 1854 in Poaceae. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Macrochaeta Grube, 1850. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129141 on 2018-12-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Grube, Adolf Eduard. (1850). Die Familien der Anneliden. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin.</em> 16(1): 249-364., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6958350
page(s): 312; note: New genus for Nais? clavicornis. There is NO diagnosis or explanation [details]   

original description  (ofLedon Webster & Benedict, 1887) Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. <em>U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries.</em> 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855
page(s): 743-744 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). <em>Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada.</em> 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2609-2610; note: includes a dicotomic key for all the hitherto known species [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. The generic name Macrochaeta is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large', 'long' or 'great', and the Greek word chaeta, meaning 'hair', and presumably refers to the big size of the neuropodial chaetae.  [details]

Homonymy Macrochaeta Grube, 1850 is the senior homonym to Macrochaeta Bretscher, 1896 in Annelida: Naididae (apparently subsequently replaced by a junior synonym, genus Vejdovskyella Michaelsen, 1903). There is also a botany Macrochaeta E.G. von Steudel, 1854 in Poaceae. [details]

From other sources
Authority Macrochaeta Grube, 1851 [details]

Validity Classified under Cirratulidae in RAMS Checklists [details]