WoRMS taxon details

Actinoceras Bronn, 1835 †

325678  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325678)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Bronn, H. G. 1836-1838. Lethaea Geognostica, oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der fuer die Gebirgs-Formationen bezeichnendsten Versteinerungen. Stuttgart. 2 volumes, 768 pp.. , available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59080 [details]   
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum...  
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Actinoceras Bronn, 1835 †. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325678 on 2018-08-21
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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2008-11-03 13:43:30Z
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2009-01-20 10:09:03Z
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2009-03-02 18:28:56Z
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2013-08-12 03:54:09Z
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original description Bronn, H. G. 1836-1838. Lethaea Geognostica, oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der fuer die Gebirgs-Formationen bezeichnendsten Versteinerungen. Stuttgart. 2 volumes, 768 pp.. , available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59080 [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   
From other sources
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues. [details]