WoRMS name details

Phronia Webster, 1879

325971  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325971)

 unaccepted (junior homonym of a dipteran genus)
Genus

Species Phronia tardigrada Webster, 1879 accepted as Pilargis tardigrada (Webster, 1879) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Webster, Harrison Edwin. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of the Virginian coast. <em>Transactions of the Albany Institute.</em> 9: 202-269, plates I-XI., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43082522
page(s): 268 [details]   
Etymology Not stated in the original description, but probably the generic name Phronia refers to Phronia, the nymph of the Greek...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description, but probably the generic name Phronia refers to Phronia, the nymph of the Greek mythology. [details]

Homonymy Saint-Joseph (1899: footnote on page 179) pointed that the name Phronia had already been in 1863 by Winnertz, for a genus...  
Homonymy Saint-Joseph (1899: footnote on page 179) pointed that the name Phronia had already been in 1863 by Winnertz, for a genus in Diptera (Beitr. zu einer Monographie der Pilzmücken. Verh. der k. k. Zool. Bot. Gesells. zu Wien, t. XIII. 1863, p. 857). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Phronia Webster, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325971 on 2019-08-19
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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
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2017-03-26 22:34:05Z
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original description Webster, Harrison Edwin. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of the Virginian coast. <em>Transactions of the Albany Institute.</em> 9: 202-269, plates I-XI., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43082522
page(s): 268 [details]   

source of synonymy Fauvel, Pierre. (1920). Les genres <i>Ancystrosyllis</i> [sic] et <i>Pilargis</i> (Hesionidae). <em>Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France.</em> 45: 205-213., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3518707
page(s): 206-207 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Webster (1879: 268): "Head divided into palpi. Body elongate, flattened, composed of numerous segments. First segment with two pairs of tentacular cirri, without setae. Dorsal cirri of second segment similar to the upper tentacular cirri. Remaining dorsal cirri flattened, thin. Feet uniramous. Setae all simple, capillary. Anal segment not seen.[details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description, but probably the generic name Phronia refers to Phronia, the nymph of the Greek mythology. [details]

Homonymy Saint-Joseph (1899: footnote on page 179) pointed that the name Phronia had already been in 1863 by Winnertz, for a genus in Diptera (Beitr. zu einer Monographie der Pilzmücken. Verh. der k. k. Zool. Bot. Gesells. zu Wien, t. XIII. 1863, p. 857). [details]