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Polychaeta taxon details

Psamathe Johnston, 1836

152248  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152248)

accepted
Genus
Psamathe fusca Johnston, 1836 (type by monotypy)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnston, George. 1836. Art. IV. Illustrations in British Zoology. Cl. Annelides, Ord. Errantes, Fam Nereides. Genus Psa'mathe. Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology [conducted by J. C. Loudon] 9: 14-17 , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2293068
page(s): 14 [details]   
Etymology Psamathe (spelled with accent Psa'mathe) was named after the daughter of Nereus and Doris  
Etymology Psamathe (spelled with accent Psa'mathe) was named after the daughter of Nereus and Doris [details]

Homonymy Psamathe Johnston, 1836 is valid as Psamathe Rafinesque, 1814 in Isopoda is a nomen nudum fide Holthius (1954) and...  
Homonymy Psamathe Johnston, 1836 is valid as Psamathe Rafinesque, 1814 in Isopoda is a nomen nudum fide Holthius (1954) and Nomenclator Zoologicus, and Psamathe Philippi 1840 in Copepoda is junior. However, McIntosh (1908:130) had revived Kefersteinia because of this apparent homonymy. Pleijel (1998:124) discusses this matter. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Psamathe Johnston, 1836. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152248 on 2019-12-13
Date
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2005-04-08 14:15:32Z
created
2008-03-04 06:49:09Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-04-02 02:31:02Z
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original description Johnston, George. 1836. Art. IV. Illustrations in British Zoology. Cl. Annelides, Ord. Errantes, Fam Nereides. Genus Psa'mathe. Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology [conducted by J. C. Loudon] 9: 14-17 , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2293068
page(s): 14 [details]   

original description  (of Kefersteinia Quatrefages, 1866) Quatrefages, A. (1866). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d'eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. <b>Volume 2.</b>. Première partie. 1-336. Deuxième Partie. 337-794. Explication des planches p.1-24. planches 1-20. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=M_xNAAAAcAAJ
page(s): 41 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

status source Pleijel, Fredrik 1998. Phylogeny and classification of Hesionidae (Polychaeta). Zoologica Scripta, 27(2): 89-163, 38 figures, 7 tables.
page(s): 122 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority The *apparent* authority "Johnston, 1836 in McIntosh, 1908" as given in Hartman catalogue p.192 is confusing to readers, but was Hartman's method of recording that she got the information on the genus secondhand from McIntosh. She was aware the author was Johnston. All such 'in' authorships in the Hartman catalogue should be examined carefully before being taken literally. [details]

Etymology Psamathe (spelled with accent Psa'mathe) was named after the daughter of Nereus and Doris [details]

Homonymy Psamathe Johnston, 1836 is valid as Psamathe Rafinesque, 1814 in Isopoda is a nomen nudum fide Holthius (1954) and Nomenclator Zoologicus, and Psamathe Philippi 1840 in Copepoda is junior. However, McIntosh (1908:130) had revived Kefersteinia because of this apparent homonymy. Pleijel (1998:124) discusses this matter. [details]