WoRMS taxon details

Ficopomatus Southern, 1921

129562  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129562)

accepted
Genus
Mercerella Fauvel, 1923· accepted, alternate representation (lapsus calami for Mercierella)
Merceriella Fauvel, 1923· accepted, alternate representation (lapsus calami for Mercierella)
Mercierella Fauvel, 1923 (junior synonym)
Neopomatus Pillai, 1960 (junior synonym)
Phycopomatus [lapsus] (Misspelling for Ficopomatus)
Tricopomatus Southern, 1921· accepted, alternate representation
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Southern, R. (1921). Polychaeta of the Chilka Lake and also of fresh and brackish waters in other parts of India. Memoirs of the Indian Museum. 5: 563-659., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/112420#page/67/mode/1up [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ficopomatus Southern, 1921. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129562 on 2018-05-28
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-03-12 12:43:33Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Southern, R. (1921). Polychaeta of the Chilka Lake and also of fresh and brackish waters in other parts of India. Memoirs of the Indian Museum. 5: 563-659., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/112420#page/67/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofNeopomatus Pillai, 1960) Pillai, T. Gottfried 1960. Some marine and brackish water serpulid polychaeta from Ceylon, including new genera and species. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences), 3(1): 1-40. [details]   

original description  (ofSphaeropomatus Treadwell, 1934) Treadwell, Aaron L. 1934. Sphaeropomatus miamiensis, a new genus and species of Serpulid polychaete. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 24(8): 338-341. [details]   

original description  (ofTricopomatus Southern, 1921) Southern, R. (1921). Polychaeta of the Chilka Lake and also of fresh and brackish waters in other parts of India. Memoirs of the Indian Museum. 5: 563-659., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/112420#page/67/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Pillai, T.G. 2008. Ficopomatus talehsapensis, a new brackish-water species (Polychaeta: Serpulidae: Ficopomatinae) from Thailand, with discussions on the relationships of taxa constituting the subfamily, opercular insertion as a taxonomic character and their taxonomy, a key to its taxa, and their zoogeography. Zootaxa 1967: 36-52. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy Hove, Harry A. ten and Weerdenburg, J. C. A. 1978. A generic revision of the brackish-water serpulid Ficopomatus Southern 1921 (Polychaeta: Serpulinae), including Mercierella Fauvel 1923, Sphaeropomatus Treadwell 1934, Mercierellopsis Rioja 1945 and Neopomatus Pillai 1960. Biological Bulletin.Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole 154: 96-120. [details]   

redescription Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. Zootaxa. 2036: 1-126., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/issue/view/2173
page(s): 41 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofMercierella Fauvel, 1923) Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMercierella Fauvel, 1923) Hove, Harry A. ten and Weerdenburg, J. C. A. 1978. A generic revision of the brackish-water serpulid Ficopomatus Southern 1921 (Polychaeta: Serpulinae), including Mercierella Fauvel 1923, Sphaeropomatus Treadwell 1934, Mercierellopsis Rioja 1945 and Neopomatus Pillai 1960. Biological Bulletin.Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole 154: 96-120. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMercierellopsis Rioja, 1945) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

status source  (ofMercierellopsis Rioja, 1945) Hove, Harry A. ten and Weerdenburg, J. C. A. 1978. A generic revision of the brackish-water serpulid Ficopomatus Southern 1921 (Polychaeta: Serpulinae), including Mercierella Fauvel 1923, Sphaeropomatus Treadwell 1934, Mercierellopsis Rioja 1945 and Neopomatus Pillai 1960. Biological Bulletin.Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole 154: 96-120. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNeopomatus Pillai, 1960) Hove, Harry A. ten and Weerdenburg, J. C. A. 1978. A generic revision of the brackish-water serpulid Ficopomatus Southern 1921 (Polychaeta: Serpulinae), including Mercierella Fauvel 1923, Sphaeropomatus Treadwell 1934, Mercierellopsis Rioja 1945 and Neopomatus Pillai 1960. Biological Bulletin.Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole 154: 96-120. [details]   

redescription  (ofSphaeropomatus Treadwell, 1934) Hove, Harry A. ten and Weerdenburg, J. C. A. 1978. A generic revision of the brackish-water serpulid Ficopomatus Southern 1921 (Polychaeta: Serpulinae), including Mercierella Fauvel 1923, Sphaeropomatus Treadwell 1934, Mercierellopsis Rioja 1945 and Neopomatus Pillai 1960. Biological Bulletin.Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole 154: 96-120. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMercerella Fauvel, 1923) Manoleli, Dan 1969. Contribution à l'étude de la dynamyque des polychètes du littoral Roumain devant la station de recherches marines d'Agigea. Lucrarile.Statiunii.de Cercetari.Marine 'Prof.Ioan.Borcea'.Agigea. 3: 77-82. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMerceriella Fauvel, 1923) Korringa, P. 1967. Estuarine fisheries in Europe as affected by man’s multiple activities. pp. 658-663 in: G.H. Lauff (ed.) 1967.- Estuaries. Amer. Ass. Adv. Sci. Publ. 83, XV + 757 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofPhycopomatus [lapsus]) Por, Francis Dov ; Dimentman, Ch (eds). 1989. The legacy of Tethys : an aquatic biogeography of the Levant. Monographiae Biologicae. Kluwer Academic Publishers [Now Springer] 214 p.i-xi, 1-214., available online at http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/ecology/book/978-0-7923-0189-9
page(s): [Phycopomatus, an onamatopoeic rendering of actual Ficopomatus] [details]   

basis of record  (ofTricopomatus Southern, 1921) Wesenberg-Lund, E. (1958). Lesser Antillean polychaetes chiefly from brackish waters, with a survey and a bibliography of fresh and brackish water polychaetes. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 8: 1-41., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506173 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Editor's comment it should be noted that Pillai (2008) reinstated the genus Neopomatus [details]