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Sphaerephesia Fauchald, 1972

325025  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325025)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
feminine
Fauchald, K. (1972). Benthic polychaetous annelids from deep water off western Mexico and adjacent areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. <em>Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology.</em> 7: 1-575., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/6207 [details]   
Note Sphaerephesia longisetis has page precedence...  
From editor or global species database
Type species Sphaerephesia longisetis has page precedence but Fauchald named the second species in his monograph, Sphaerephesia similisetis as the type species of the genus [details]
Etymology Not stated. Ephesia is a feminine genus name from Greek to which Fauchald has added Greek 'sphaero', meaning ball.  
Etymology Not stated. Ephesia is a feminine genus name from Greek to which Fauchald has added Greek 'sphaero', meaning ball. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerephesia Fauchald, 1972. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325025 on 2019-10-15
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Sphaerephesia Fauchald, 1972. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325025 on 2019-10-15
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-06-21 21:09:58Z
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2018-12-19 03:37:51Z
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original description Fauchald, K. (1972). Benthic polychaetous annelids from deep water off western Mexico and adjacent areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. <em>Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology.</em> 7: 1-575., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/6207 [details]   

identification resource Alalykina, Inna L. (2015). Polychaete composition from the abyssal plain adjacent to the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench with the description of a new species of Sphaerephesia (Polychaeta: Sphaerodoridae). <em>Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.</em> 111: 166-174., available online at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0967064514002598
page(s): 169; note: key to species [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. Ephesia is a feminine genus name from Greek to which Fauchald has added Greek 'sphaero', meaning ball. [details]

Grammatical gender feminine, stemming from Ephesia, which is feminine. [details]

Type species Sphaerephesia longisetis has page precedence but Fauchald named the second species in his monograph, Sphaerephesia similisetis as the type species of the genus [details]
 



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