WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpermosyllis torulosa Claparède, 1864

131374

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131374

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, É. (1864). Glanures zootomiques parmi les annélides de Port-Vendres (Pyrénées Orientales). Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 17(2): 463-600, plates I-VIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1972
page(s): 553-554, plate VI fig. 5 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 42.519º, 03.109º).
 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean Sea, France, Port-Vendres.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean Sea, France, Port-Vendres. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet torulosa derives from the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet torulosa derives from the Latin word torulus, diminuitive of torus, meaning 'protuberance' or 'swelling', and the suffix -osus in the feminine form, -osa, which added to a noun forms an adjective indicating an abundance of that noun, and refers to the great development of the palps of the species ("Ce nom fait allusion au grand développement des lobes ou tores frontaux"; Claparède, 1874: 553).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy From the examination of Claparède's 1864...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy From the examination of Claparède's 1864 drawings, reproduced in Fauvel (1923), the species may be ascribed to Exogone subg. Exogone[details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 42.519º, 03.109º).
 [details]
Gil, J.; Musco, L.; Bellan, G. (2014). Spermosyllis torulosa Claparède, 1864. 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=131374 on 2017-11-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2007-05-10 12:20:54Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-09-30 17:41:19Z
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original description Claparède, É. (1864). Glanures zootomiques parmi les annélides de Port-Vendres (Pyrénées Orientales). Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 17(2): 463-600, plates I-VIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1972
page(s): 553-554, plate VI fig. 5 [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]   

new combination reference Musco, Luigi (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean Sea, France, Port-Vendres. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet torulosa derives from the Latin word torulus, diminuitive of torus, meaning 'protuberance' or 'swelling', and the suffix -osus in the feminine form, -osa, which added to a noun forms an adjective indicating an abundance of that noun, and refers to the great development of the palps of the species ("Ce nom fait allusion au grand développement des lobes ou tores frontaux"; Claparède, 1874: 553).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated, unknown. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Types not retained.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy From the examination of Claparède's 1864 drawings, reproduced in Fauvel (1923), the species may be ascribed to Exogone subg. Exogone[details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port-Vendres, France, Mediterranean Sea (gazetteer estimate 42.519º, 03.109º).
 [details]