WoRMS name details

Sigalion boa Johnston, 1833

338367  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338367)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnston, G. (1833). Illustrations in British zoology. <em>Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology.</em> 6: 320-324, 497-499., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2357784
page(s): 322; note: Berwick Bay, England [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Berwick Bay, Berwick upon Tweed, England  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Berwick Bay, Berwick upon Tweed, England [details]
Etymology Not stated, but probably 'boa' after the snake-like appearance. Latin boa is a type of large serpent mentioned in Pliny's...  
Etymology Not stated, but probably 'boa' after the snake-like appearance. Latin boa is a type of large serpent mentioned in Pliny's "Natural History;" [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Sigalion boa Johnston, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338367 on 2021-05-10
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

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original description Johnston, G. (1833). Illustrations in British zoology. <em>Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology.</em> 6: 320-324, 497-499., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2357784
page(s): 322; note: Berwick Bay, England [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source McIntosh, W.C. 1900. A monograph of British Annelids. vol.1. pt.2. Polychaeta Amphinomidae to Sigalionidae. Ray Society of London, 1(l2): 215-442., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38577949
page(s): 408; note: recombined to Sthenelais boa [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated, but probably 'boa' after the snake-like appearance. Latin boa is a type of large serpent mentioned in Pliny's "Natural History;" [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]

Type locality Berwick Bay, Berwick upon Tweed, England [details]