WoRMS name details

Amphibranchus Kinberg, 1867

249742  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:249742)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
Kinberg, Johan Gustaf Hjalmar. (1867). Om Amphinomernas systematik. <em>Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 24(3): 83-91., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32326623
page(s): 90 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Etymology Not stated by the author. The generic name is composed by the Latin prefix of Greek origin amphi-, meaning 'on both sides',...  
Etymology Not stated by the author. The generic name is composed by the Latin prefix of Greek origin amphi-, meaning 'on both sides', and the word branchus, for 'branchia', and seems to refer to the presence of two gills on each notopodium that according to Kinberg (1867: 90) characterizes the genus: "Af detta slägte, utmärkt genom tvenne gälar på hvarje ryggfot, känna vi tvenne arter" [= "Of this genus, characterized by two gills on each dorsal foot, we know two species" (translation by the editor)]. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Amphibranchus Kinberg, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=249742 on 2019-10-24
Date
action
by
2007-12-04 23:34:45Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
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2019-09-06 11:05:16Z
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original description Kinberg, Johan Gustaf Hjalmar. (1867). Om Amphinomernas systematik. <em>Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 24(3): 83-91., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32326623
page(s): 90 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1948). The marine annelids erected by Kinberg. With some notes on some other types in the Swedish State Museum. <em>Arkiv för Zoologi.</em> 42(1): 1-137, & plates 1-18.
page(s): 5, 41; note: with Hermodice Kinberg, 1857 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Kinberg (1867: 90): "Carunculus lamellosus; branchiae pedum dorsualium binae."
 [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author. The generic name is composed by the Latin prefix of Greek origin amphi-, meaning 'on both sides', and the word branchus, for 'branchia', and seems to refer to the presence of two gills on each notopodium that according to Kinberg (1867: 90) characterizes the genus: "Af detta slägte, utmärkt genom tvenne gälar på hvarje ryggfot, känna vi tvenne arter" [= "Of this genus, characterized by two gills on each dorsal foot, we know two species" (translation by the editor)]. [details]