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Malacoceros Quatrefages, 1843

129614  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129614)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Quatrefages, Armand de. (1843). Description de quelques espèces nouvelles d'annélides errantes recueillies sur les côtes de la Manche. Magasin de Zoologie, d'Anatomie Comparée et de Palaeontologie, Paris. Série 2, 5: 1-16, plates I-III., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41155346
page(s): 8-10 [details]   
Note Spio vulgaris Johnston, 1827, subsequent...  
From editor or global species database
Type species Spio vulgaris Johnston, 1827, subsequent designation by Pettibone (1963: 98). [details]
Etymology Not stated. The name Malacoceros is composed by the words malaco, from the Ancient Greek malakós (= 'soft'), and ceros,...  
Etymology Not stated. The name Malacoceros is composed by the words malaco, from the Ancient Greek malakós (= 'soft'), and ceros, from the Greek kéras (= 'horn'), and seems to refer to the presence of two soft lateral projections or 'horns' on the anterior margin of the prostomium. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Malacoceros Quatrefages, 1843. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129614 on 2018-08-21
Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Malacoceros Quatrefages, 1843. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129614 on 2018-08-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Quatrefages, Armand de. (1843). Description de quelques espèces nouvelles d'annélides errantes recueillies sur les côtes de la Manche. Magasin de Zoologie, d'Anatomie Comparée et de Palaeontologie, Paris. Série 2, 5: 1-16, plates I-III., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41155346
page(s): 8-10 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596
page(s): 477 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

identification resource Delgado-Blas, V. Hugo; Díaz-Díaz, Óscar (2013) Malacoceros longiseta, a new species of Spionidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Venezuela. Marine Biodiversity 43 (3): 81-187
page(s): table 1; note: synoptic table of species [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. The name Malacoceros is composed by the words malaco, from the Ancient Greek malakós (= 'soft'), and ceros, from the Greek kéras (= 'horn'), and seems to refer to the presence of two soft lateral projections or 'horns' on the anterior margin of the prostomium. [details]

Type species Spio vulgaris Johnston, 1827, subsequent designation by Pettibone (1963: 98). [details]

From other sources
Authority Malacoceros Quatrefages, 1843, emend. Pettibone, 1963 [details]
 



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