WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicopomatus Southern, 1921

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

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercerella Fauvel, 1923· accepted, alternate representation (lapsus calami for Mercierella)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerceriella Fauvel, 1923· accepted, alternate representation (lapsus calami for Mercierella)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercierella Fauvel, 1923 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopomatus Pillai, 1960 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycopomatus [lapsus] (Misspelling for Ficopomatus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTricopomatus 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]   
Fiege, D.; Bellan, G. (2008). Ficopomatus. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129562 on 2017-12-14

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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopomatus 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeropomatus 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTricopomatus 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercierella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercierella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercierellopsis Rioja, 1945) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercierellopsis 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeopomatus 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeropomatus 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercerella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerceriella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhycopomatus [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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTricopomatus 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment it should be noted that Pillai (2008) reinstated the genus Neopomatus [details]