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Amastigos Piltz, 1977

157155  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157155)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Piltz, F.M. (1977). A new genus and species of polychaete (family Capitellidae) from Southern California. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 76(1): 57-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212070
page(s): 57 [details]   
Note Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977.   
From editor or global species database
Type species Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977.  [details]
Etymology The generic name Amastigos is formed by the prefix of Greek origin a-, implying a negative or an absence, meaning 'not' or...  
Etymology The generic name Amastigos is formed by the prefix of Greek origin a-, implying a negative or an absence, meaning 'not' or 'without', and the Greek noun mastigos, meaning 'whip', 'flog' or 'scourge', and refers to the lack of capillary setae.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Amastigos Piltz, 1977. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2021) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157155 on 2021-05-12
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2021). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Amastigos Piltz, 1977. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157155 on 2021-05-12
Date
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-09-02 20:07:02Z
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2016-02-27 12:41:43Z
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original description Piltz, F.M. (1977). A new genus and species of polychaete (family Capitellidae) from Southern California. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 76(1): 57-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212070
page(s): 57 [details]   

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Neuropodial and notopodial hooded hooks present in both thorax and abdomen; capillary setae entirely absent; prostomium followed by a short peristomium; thorax consisting of eight setigers with an abrupt transition from thorax to abdomen at setiger nine; no visible branchia or nephridial papillae; posterior end terminating in a short conical pygidium.  [details]

Etymology The generic name Amastigos is formed by the prefix of Greek origin a-, implying a negative or an absence, meaning 'not' or 'without', and the Greek noun mastigos, meaning 'whip', 'flog' or 'scourge', and refers to the lack of capillary setae.  [details]

Type species Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977.  [details]
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