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Polychaeta taxon details

Microphthalmus sczelkowii Mecznikow, 1865

130174  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130174)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Metschnikow, Elias 1865. Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Chaetopoden. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, Leipzig, 15: 328-341,pls.
page(s): 334 [details]   
Holotype , geounit Helgoland  
Holotype, geounit Helgoland [details]
Etymology In a footnote Mecznikow states that [in translation] the worm is named for "my highly revered teacher, the Prof. of...  
Etymology In a footnote Mecznikow states that [in translation] the worm is named for "my highly revered teacher, the Prof. of Physiology in Kharkov, Sczelkow". [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia to Massachusetts  
Distribution Nova Scotia to Massachusetts [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Microphthalmus sczelkowii Mecznikow, 1865. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130174 on 2019-07-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2019-02-03 20:27:27Z
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original description Metschnikow, Elias 1865. Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Chaetopoden. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, Leipzig, 15: 328-341,pls.
page(s): 334 [details]   

original description  (of Podarke caeca Webster & Benedict, 1884) Webster, H. E.: Benedict, J. E. (1884). The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. <em>Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington.</em> 1881: 699-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41903#page/173/mode/1up [details]   

taxonomy source Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. <i>Bulletin of the United States National Museum</i>. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 102; note: description, records, and examination of type of synonymized Podarke caeca [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source de Kluijver, M. J.; Ingalsuo, S. S.; de Bruyne, R. H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. <em>World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom.</em> (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 219; note: listing [details]   

additional source Pettibone, M. H. (1952). Checklist of Polychaeta of New England region. 1-32. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype, geounit Helgoland [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology In a footnote Mecznikow states that [in translation] the worm is named for "my highly revered teacher, the Prof. of Physiology in Kharkov, Sczelkow". [details]

Spelling Database error. WoRMS had the correct spelling of the species name as "sczelkowii", but also had a separate record (Aphia 334016) as the incorrect spelling of "szcelkowii" up until February 2019.  [details]

From other sources
Distribution Nova Scotia to Massachusetts [details]

Habitat Found at low water in sand and under stones. [details]