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Polychaeta source details

Johnston, George 1845. Miscellanea Zoologica. Classe Annelides [sic]; Order Errantes; Family Nereides. [continued from v.15] Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1, 16: 4-10.
Polychaeta Database
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Pollicita Johnston, 1845 accepted as Sphaerodorum Ă–rsted, 1843 (original description)
Pollicita peripatus Johnston, 1845 accepted as Sphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) (original description)
Spinther Johnston, 1845 (original description)
Spinther oniscoides Johnson, 1845 (original description)

Unknown. The genus & species descriptions contain no hints on derivation [details]


Not stated. Spinther is from Greek, meaning a spark, and is masculine in gender. Most subsequent authors placing ... [details]


Johnston named Spinther oniscoides, and oniscoides means sow-bug like (like a terrestrial isopod). However, in his ... [details]

 Grammatical gender

Not stated. Spinther is masculine according to Brown (composition of scientific words). [details]

 Publication date

Johnston writes "This worm has been already published under the name of Bebryce Peripatus (Thompson's Rep. on the ... [details]