WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora posthamata Jones, 1962

131148  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131148)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora adunca Harris, 1971 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hamata Langerhans, 1880 (homonym; replacement name provided)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Jones, Meredith L. (1962). On some polychaetous annelids from Jamaica, the West Indies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 124(5): 169-212, plate 52., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1213
page(s): 186-187 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hamata Langerhans, 1880) Langerhans, Paul 1881. Die Wurmfauna von Madeira. III. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 34(1): 87-143., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/133906#page/93/mode/1up
page(s): 92-93, plate IV fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet of the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet of the replacement name posthamata is composed by the Latin prefix post-, meaning 'after', and the Latin adjective hamata, meaning 'hooked' or 'crooked'. It refers presumably to the fact that the new name replaces the specific epithet of the junior homonym Polydora hamata Langerhans, 1880, described after its senior homonym Polydora hamata Webster, 1879. [details]
Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2017). Polydora posthamata Jones, 1962. 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=131148 on 2017-12-13

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Jones, Meredith L. (1962). On some polychaetous annelids from Jamaica, the West Indies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 124(5): 169-212, plate 52., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1213
page(s): 186-187 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hamata Langerhans, 1880) Langerhans, Paul 1881. Die Wurmfauna von Madeira. III. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 34(1): 87-143., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/133906#page/93/mode/1up
page(s): 92-93, plate IV fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora adunca Harris, 1971) Harris, Tegwyn 1971. Unusual Polychaeta from the Isles of Scilly with the description of a new species of Zeppelina (Vaillant, 1890). Journal of Natural History, 5: 691-717. [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 Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hamata Langerhans, 1880) Blake, J.A.; Kudenov, J.D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria. 39: 171-280., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121937#page/201/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hamata Langerhans, 1880) Jones, Meredith L. (1962). On some polychaetous annelids from Jamaica, the West Indies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 124(5): 169-212, plate 52., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1213
page(s): 186-187 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora adunca Harris, 1971) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet of the replacement name posthamata is composed by the Latin prefix post-, meaning 'after', and the Latin adjective hamata, meaning 'hooked' or 'crooked'. It refers presumably to the fact that the new name replaces the specific epithet of the junior homonym Polydora hamata Langerhans, 1880, described after its senior homonym Polydora hamata Webster, 1879. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Intertidal pools in limestone rocky shores. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]