WoRMS taxon details

Ceratocephale Malmgren, 1867

129371  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129371)

accepted
Genus
Ceratocephala [misspelling of Ceratocephale] (misspelling, junior homonym)
Chaunorhynchus Chamberlin, 1919 (unneeded replacement name for preoccupied Ceratocephala )
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 60 [details]   
Etymology Malmgren (1867) has given a footnote to the heading of 'Ceratocephale' in which he indicates the two Greek words from which...  
Etymology Malmgren (1867) has given a footnote to the heading of 'Ceratocephale' in which he indicates the two Greek words from which he derived the name. It is not easily readable, but looks like (transliterated) keras and kephal, indicating a horned head [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Ceratocephale Malmgren, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129371 on 2019-03-23
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-07 06:51:43Z
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Martinez, Olga
2008-03-04 10:31:00Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-08-04 22:30:21Z
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2019-03-12 22:01:08Z
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original description Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 60 [details]   

original description  (ofPisionura Hartman & Fauchald, 1971) Hartman, O.; Fauchald, K. (1971). Deep-water benthic polychaetous annelids off New England to Bermuda and other North Atlantic Areas. Part II. <em>Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology.</em> 6: 1-327., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/3458
page(s): 32-33 [details]   

original description  (ofChaunorhynchus Chamberlin, 1919) Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 194 [details]   

taxonomy source Banse, Karl. (1977). Gymnonereidinae new subfamily: the Nereididae (Polychaeta) with bifid parapodial neurocirri. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 11(6): 609-628., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222937700770541 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939). Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. [print version]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Etymology Malmgren (1867) has given a footnote to the heading of 'Ceratocephale' in which he indicates the two Greek words from which he derived the name. It is not easily readable, but looks like (transliterated) keras and kephal, indicating a horned head [details]

Spelling The correct (original) spelling was 'Ceratocephale' but 'Ceratocephala' (qv entry) became widely used, because the journal version of Malmgren's monograph used Ceratocephala, indicating the work was typeset twice (or corrections were made for the journal version). The book version was published first. Banse (1977: 613-614) explains the issue in detail. He writes "We assume that the book became available first and was hence also printed first, so that the valid name is Ceratocephale. The later confusion about the spelling persisted because many authors knew only of the journal article ..." [details]
 



LanguageName 
Swedish hornsmörblommor [from synonym]  [details]
Ceratocephale loveni
 Ceratocephale loveni
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