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Treadwell, Aaron L. 1929. New species of polychaetous annelids in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History from Porto Rico, Florida, Lower California,and British Somaliland. American Museum Novitates, 392: 1-13.
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Treadwell, A. L.
1929
New species of polychaetous annelids in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History from Porto
Rico, Florida, Lower California,and British Somaliland. American Museum Novitates
392: 1-13
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

It is unclear why Treadwell chose the name as all Hydroides have opercula. His specimen was endowed with two, but ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

Not stated, but an instance of the Latin adjective similis ‘similar to’. Later in the same work Treadwell ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Nomenclature

Note the masculine suffix of the original name. If used as valid H. californicus would mandatorily become H. ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Spelling

Eupomatus operculata was Treadwell's original spelling but as Eupomatus is masculine this was incorrect and it ... [details]