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Polychaeta taxon details

Pomatostegus Schmarda, 1861

325132  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325132)

accepted
Genus
Pomalostegus Schmarda, 1861· accepted, alternate representation
Serpula (Pomatostegus) (unjustified subgenus)
Species Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863
Species Pomatostegus kroyeri Mörch, 1863
Species Pomatostegus stellatus (Abildgaard, 1789)

Species Pomatostegus cordineri (Fleming, 1825) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Pomatostegus bowerbanki Baird, 1864 accepted as Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863 (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatostegus brachysoma Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Pomatostegus stellatus (Abildgaard, 1789) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatostegus galeatus Fauvel, 1909 accepted as Pseudovermilia occidentalis (McIntosh, 1885) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatostegus kroeyeri [auct.] accepted as Pomatostegus kroyeri Mörch, 1863 (misspelling)
Species Pomatostegus latiscapus non Marenzeller, sensu Treadwell, 1926 accepted as Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863 (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatostegus latiscapus Marenzeller, 1884 accepted as Spirobranchus latiscapus (Marenzeller, 1884) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatostegus macrosoma Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Pomatostegus stellatus (Abildgaard, 1789) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatostegus polytrema (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Spirobranchus polytrema (Philippi, 1844) (superseded recombination)
Species Pomatostegus quadruplicatus Kroeyer in Mörch, 1863 accepted as Pomatostegus stellatus (Abildgaard, 1789) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum...  
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus stellatus, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues as a synonym of Pomatostegus. See remark Cymospira as well. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pomatostegus Schmarda, 1861. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325132 on 2019-11-20
Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2009-09-18 20:02:10Z
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basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

redescription Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2036: 1-126., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/issue/view/2173
page(s): 78 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy By the superficial resemblance of the fossilized siphon of Actinoceras bigsbyi, an ammonite, with the chitinous operculum of the serpulid Pomatostegus stellatus, the genus Actinoceras figured for a long time in Polychaete catalogues as a synonym of Pomatostegus. See remark Cymospira as well. [details]