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Polychaeta name details

Scolecolepis cirrata (M. Sars, 1851)

338549  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338549)

 unaccepted (superseded recombination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Homonymy Not a homonym. Hartman catalogue (1959:378) wrongly transferred the name to Laonice as a name then unavailable due to...  
Homonymy Not a homonym. Hartman catalogue (1959:378) wrongly transferred the name to Laonice as a name then unavailable due to secondary homonymy, an interpretation based on this Webster & Benedict usage she had recorded as if a new species.  [details]

Nomenclature In Hartman catalogue (1959:388) recorded as if authored by Webster & Benedict, 1884, thus a synonym, and a secondary...  
Nomenclature In Hartman catalogue (1959:388) recorded as if authored by Webster & Benedict, 1884, thus a synonym, and a secondary homonym when in Laonice. This is clearly not correct. Webster & Benedict had recorded an occurrence of Nerine cirrata Sars, which they placed in Scolecolepis. See original text http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11203307 [details]

Taxonomy Webster & Benedict's Massachusetts record is brief, with no description attached, just the comment "Not common". Also that...  
Taxonomy Webster & Benedict's Massachusetts record is brief, with no description attached, just the comment "Not common". Also that specimens were dredged in sand from 20-30 fathoms. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Scolecolepis cirrata (M. Sars, 1851). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338549 on 2024-04-20
Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-02-19 21:07:27Z
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additional source McIntosh, W.C. [as M'Intosh]. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 12 (part 34): i-xxxvi, 1-554, pl. 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 380-381, plate XLV figs. 5-6, plate XXIVA fig. 6; note: two unnamed varieties of the species, from London River, Kerguelen, and from off Sombrero and St. Thomas, West Indies [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference Webster, H. E.: Benedict, J. E. (1884). The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. <em>Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington.</em> 1881: 699-747., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11203280
page(s): 726; note: usage record of Nerine cirrata M. Sars, 1851 [details]   

status source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 23: 1-628.
page(s): 388; note: Wrongly records under authorship of Webster & Benedict. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Homonymy Not a homonym. Hartman catalogue (1959:378) wrongly transferred the name to Laonice as a name then unavailable due to secondary homonymy, an interpretation based on this Webster & Benedict usage she had recorded as if a new species.  [details]

Nomenclature In Hartman catalogue (1959:388) recorded as if authored by Webster & Benedict, 1884, thus a synonym, and a secondary homonym when in Laonice. This is clearly not correct. Webster & Benedict had recorded an occurrence of Nerine cirrata Sars, which they placed in Scolecolepis. See original text http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11203307 [details]

Taxonomy Webster & Benedict's Massachusetts record is brief, with no description attached, just the comment "Not common". Also that specimens were dredged in sand from 20-30 fathoms. [details]