WoRMS name details

Anaitis pusilla Claparède, 1870

339508  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:339508)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, Édouard. (1870). Les Annélides Chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Supplément. <em>Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève.</em> 20(2): 365-542 [separate pagination at page top, continuous pagination at bottom]., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2094031
page(s): 460-461, plate IX fig. 5 [details]   
Note Gulf of Naples, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Gulf of Naples, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 40.7°, 14.25°). [details]
Type material Types not retained. [details]
Depth range Not stated in the original description.  
Depth range Not stated in the original description. [details]

Distribution Mediterranean Sea: Gulf of Naples (Italy).  
Distribution Mediterranean Sea: Gulf of Naples (Italy). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet pusilla is a Latin adjective meaning 'very small', and refers presumably to the small size of the...  
Etymology The specific epithet pusilla is a Latin adjective meaning 'very small', and refers presumably to the small size of the species: "Cette espèce est fort remarquable par sa petitesse et le nombre de ses segments, exceptionnellement faible pour un Phyllodocien" (Claparède, 1870: 460). [details]

Taxonomy See Kato & Pleijel 2003.  
Taxonomy See Kato & Pleijel 2003. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Anaitis pusilla Claparède, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=339508 on 2019-11-20
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-10-31 18:52:25Z
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2010-11-02 12:38:37Z
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2018-01-11 11:47:17Z
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original description Claparède, Édouard. (1870). Les Annélides Chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Supplément. <em>Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève.</em> 20(2): 365-542 [separate pagination at page top, continuous pagination at bottom]., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2094031
page(s): 460-461, plate IX fig. 5 [details]   

new combination reference Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. <em>Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris.</em> 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/
page(s): 144-145; note: as Phyllodoce (Nereiphylla) pusilla [details]   

new combination reference Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 23: 1-628.
page(s): 158; note: as Paranaitis pusilla [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Pleijel, Fredrik; Mackie, Andrew S. Y. (1993). <i>Nereiphylla pusilla</i> (Polychaeta, Phyllodocidae) rediscovered and redescribed from Sicily. <em>Vie et Milieu.</em> 43(2-3): 155-160.
page(s): 156; note: as Nereiphylla pusilla [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated in the original description. [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Claparède (1870: 460): "Corpus longitudine 2mm,8, viridi-flavescens, segmentis 28. Lobus cephalicus ovatus, oculis permagnis duobus. Antennae cirrique tentaculares mediocres, basi valde tumida, apice attenuato. Cirri dorsuales foliacei, mediocres.[details]

Distribution Mediterranean Sea: Gulf of Naples (Italy). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet pusilla is a Latin adjective meaning 'very small', and refers presumably to the small size of the species: "Cette espèce est fort remarquable par sa petitesse et le nombre de ses segments, exceptionnellement faible pour un Phyllodocien" (Claparède, 1870: 460). [details]

Habitat Not stated in the original description. Type material collected during the winter 1868-1869. [details]

Taxonomy See Kato & Pleijel 2003. [details]

Type locality Gulf of Naples, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 40.7°, 14.25°). [details]

Type material Types not retained. [details]