WoRMS name details

Compsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984

324885  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324885)

 unaccepted (Subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 24 [details]   
Etymology The generic name is composed by the Greek adjective compso, meaning 'elegant' or 'pretty', and the name of the genus...  
Etymology The generic name is composed by the Greek adjective compso, meaning 'elegant' or 'pretty', and the name of the genus Anaitis Malmgren, 1865. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Compsanaitis Hutchings & Murray, 1984. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324885 on 2019-02-22
Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2010-10-28 09:17:42Z
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2016-11-08 10:18:08Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 24 [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy Pleijel, Fredrik. (1991). Phylogeny and classification of the Phyllodocidae (Polychaeta). <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 20(3): 225-261., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1991.tb00289.x
page(s): 237-238, 254 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Hutchings & Murray (1984: 24): ''Body narrow with well developed parapodia whose bases are swollen. Prostomium with anteriorly produced margin, with four antennae and a nuchal papilla. Pharynx completely smooth lacking any macro-papillae. Tentacular segments 1 and 2 fused to form a dorsal collar enveloping base of prostomium. Setae first present from tentacular segment 3. Parapodia uniramous, with spinigerous setae. Ventral cirri lamellar.'' [details]

Etymology The generic name is composed by the Greek adjective compso, meaning 'elegant' or 'pretty', and the name of the genus Anaitis Malmgren, 1865. [details]