WoRMS taxon details

Paramytha Kongsrud, Eilertsen, Alvestad, Kongshavn & Rapp, 2017

885817  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:885817)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
feminine
Kongsrud, J.A.; Eilertsen, M.H.; Alvestad, T.; Kongshavn, K.; Rapp, H.T. (2017). New species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Arctic Loki Castle vent field. <em>Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.</em> 137: 232-245., available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096706451630251X
page(s): 235-236 [details]   
Etymology authors: "generic name is based on the stem “amytha” as commonly used in ampharetid nomenclature". However, there is...  
Etymology authors: "generic name is based on the stem “amytha” as commonly used in ampharetid nomenclature". However, there is no such stem. Instead Samytha, a genus named by Malmgren using an ancient Greek female name, is the basis of a number of subsequent ampharetid names (Amphi/samytha, Eu/samytha, Micro/samytha, Neo/samytha). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Paramytha Kongsrud, Eilertsen, Alvestad, Kongshavn & Rapp, 2017. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=885817 on 2019-03-19
Date
action
by
2016-09-19 21:46:32Z
created
2017-08-14 15:32:34Z
changed

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original description Kongsrud, J.A.; Eilertsen, M.H.; Alvestad, T.; Kongshavn, K.; Rapp, H.T. (2017). New species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Arctic Loki Castle vent field. <em>Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.</em> 137: 232-245., available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096706451630251X
page(s): 235-236 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Prostomium rectangular with thickened anterior margin, without lobes or glandular ridges. Buccal tentacles smooth. Four pairs of cirriform branchiae arranged as 2+1+1 on segments II–IV respectively; two anterior pairs in transverse row without median gap. Chaetae on segment II (paleae) absent. Number of thoracic and abdominal chaetigers interspecifically variable. Modified segments absent. Abdominal neuropodia gradually increasing in size forming pinnules from about 4th abdominal chaetiger. Anal cirri absent. [details]

Etymology authors: "generic name is based on the stem “amytha” as commonly used in ampharetid nomenclature". However, there is no such stem. Instead Samytha, a genus named by Malmgren using an ancient Greek female name, is the basis of a number of subsequent ampharetid names (Amphi/samytha, Eu/samytha, Micro/samytha, Neo/samytha). [details]

Grammatical gender Paramytha is stated to be feminine [details]