WoRMS name details

Pomatoceros Philippi, 1844

129572  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129572)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
Pomatocerus [Pomatoceros auct. misspelling] (incorrect subsequent spelling by Mörch)
Potamoceras [Pomatoceros auct. misspelling] (misspelling including letter transpositions of Pomatoceros)
Potamoceros [auct. misspelling] (transposition error for intended Pomatoceros)

Species Pomatoceros caerulescens (non Augener, 1922) Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1968 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Pomatoceros caeruleus (Schmarda, 1861) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Pomatoceros indicus (Daudin, 1800) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Pomatoceros strigiceps Mörch, 1863 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Pomatoceros coeruleus (Schmarda, 1861) represented as Pomatoceros caeruleus (Schmarda, 1861) (variant spelling)

Subgenus Pomatoceros (Pomatoleios) accepted as Spirobranchus Blainville, 1818
Species Pomatoceros americanus Day, 1973 accepted as Spirobranchus americanus (Day, 1973) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatoceros ares Ziegler, 1984 † accepted as Spirobranchus ares (Ziegler, 1984) †
Species Pomatoceros auritubis Moore & Bush, 1904 accepted as Spirobranchus latiscapus (Marenzeller, 1885) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros australis accepted as Spirobranchus zibrowii Pillai, 2009 (manuscript name only)
Species Pomatoceros bucephalus Mörch, 1863 accepted as Spirobranchus cruciger (Grube, 1862) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros carciniferus [auct. misspelling] accepted as Spirobranchus cariniferus (Gray, 1843) (misspelling in non-taxonomic work)
Species Pomatoceros cariniferus (Gray, 1843) accepted as Spirobranchus cariniferus (Gray, 1843) (superseded recombination)
Species Pomatoceros corniculata Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatoceros crucigera Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus cruciger (Grube, 1862) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatoceros davaoensis Treadwell, 1942 accepted as Spirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros elaphus Haswell, 1884 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros gaymardi Pruvot, 1930 accepted as Spirobranchus gaymardi (Quatrefages, 1866) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros globiger Iroso, 1921 accepted as Pomatoceros lamarcki (Quatrefages, 1866) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros helicoides Marenzeller, 1885 accepted as Spirobranchus cruciger (Grube, 1862) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros lamarcki (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Spirobranchus lamarcki (Quatrefages, 1866)
Species Pomatoceros lamarckii (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Pomatoceros lamarcki (Quatrefages, 1866) (Spelling variation)
Species Pomatoceros luzonica (Grube, 1881) accepted as Spirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros minutus Rioja, 1941 accepted as Spirobranchus minutus (Rioja, 1941) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatoceros multicornis Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros oerstedi Voss & Voss, 1955 accepted as Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) (nomen nudum, subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros paumotanus Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Spirobranchus paumotanus (Chamberlin, 1919) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatoceros polytrema (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Spirobranchus polytrema (Philippi, 1844) (superseded recombination)
Species Pomatoceros taeniatus (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Spirobranchus taeniatus (Lamarck, 1818) (superseded recombination)
Species Pomatoceros terraenovae Benham, 1927 accepted as Spirobranchus taeniatus (Lamarck, 1818) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros tetraceros Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (superseded original combination)
Species Pomatoceros tricornigera (Grube, 1878) accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros tricornis (Grube, 1881) accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros tricuspis Philippi, 1844 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Spirobranchus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Pomatoceros triquetroides (Delle Chiaje, 1822) accepted as Spirobranchus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Philippi, A. (1844). Einige Bemerkungen über die Gattung Serpula, nebst Aufzählung der von mir im Mittelmeer mit dem Thier beobachteten Arten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 10(1): 186-198, plate 6., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13704089
page(s): 194; note: For Pomatoceros tricuspis Philippi [details]   
Note Hartman catalogue gives Serpula triquetra (as...  
Type species Hartman catalogue gives Serpula triquetra (as Pomatoceros triqueter) as type species of Pomatoceros, but the type can only be Pomatoceros tricuspis Philippi, by monotypy. Hartman's entry reflects that P. tricuspis is a subjective synonym of S. triquetra. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pomatoceros Philippi, 1844. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129572 on 2018-02-24
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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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2010-12-16 20:08:07Z
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2011-02-20 19:31:57Z
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2016-07-06 02:43:40Z
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original description Philippi, A. (1844). Einige Bemerkungen über die Gattung Serpula, nebst Aufzählung der von mir im Mittelmeer mit dem Thier beobachteten Arten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 10(1): 186-198, plate 6., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13704089
page(s): 194; note: For Pomatoceros tricuspis Philippi [details]   

additional source 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): 75 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [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]   

additional source 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]   

source of synonymy Pillai, T. G. (2009). Descriptions of new serpulid polychaetes from the Kimberleys of Australia and discussion of Australian and Indo-West Pacific species of Spirobranchus and superficially similar taxa. Records of the Australian Museum. 61(2): 93-199., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Pillai-2009-Rec-Aust-Mus-612-93199/
page(s): 146 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofPotamoceras [Pomatoceros auct. misspelling]) Borcea, J. (1931). Quelques considérations sur la faune de la mer Noire en face du littoral Roumain. Arch. Zool. Ital. 16: 654-660. [details]   

additional source  (ofPotamoceras [Pomatoceros auct. misspelling]) Krause, F. F.; Clark, J.; Sayegh, S. G.; Perez, R. J. (2009). Tube worm fossils or relic methane expulsing conduits?. Palaios. 24(1): 41-50., available online at https://doi.org/10.2110/palo.2008.p08-040r
page(s): 49; note: misspells Pomatoceros as Potamoceras in the references (error not in title of cited article) [details]   

basis of record  (ofPomatocerus [Pomatoceros auct. misspelling]) Mörch, O. A. L. (1863). Revisio critica Serpulidarum. Et Bidrag til Rørormenes Naturhistorie. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift. København, Ser. 3, 1: 347-470, pl. 11 [also issued as a separate, 1–124, pl. 11]., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/naturhistoriskti01copeuoft
page(s): 408; note: Mörch 'improved' the genus spelling to 'Pomatocerus' [details]   

additional source  (ofPomatocerus [Pomatoceros auct. misspelling]) Hansen, G. Armauer. (1878). Oversigt over de norske Serpula-Arter. Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab, Kristiania. 3: 39-44, 3 plates (separate from text)., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30036893
page(s): 42; note: as Pomatocerus [sic] triqveter [u as v] [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofPotamoceros [auct. misspelling]) Allen, E. J. (1899). On the Fauna and Bottom-Deposits near the Thirty-Fathom Line from the Eddystone Grounds to Start Point. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 5(4): 365-542., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9659704
page(s): 485; note: a short record of "Potamoceros" [sic] triqueter [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofPotamoceros [auct. misspelling]) Kerckhof, F.; Rumes, B.; Jacques, T.; Degraer, S.; Norro, A. (2010). Early development of the subtidal marine biofouling on a concrete offshore windmill foundation on the Thornton Bank (southern North Sea): first monitoring results. uw tech: int j soc uw tech. 29(3): 137-149., available online at https://doi.org/10.3723/ut.29.137 [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Type species Hartman catalogue gives Serpula triquetra (as Pomatoceros triqueter) as type species of Pomatoceros, but the type can only be Pomatoceros tricuspis Philippi, by monotypy. Hartman's entry reflects that P. tricuspis is a subjective synonym of S. triquetra. [details]