WoRMS name details

Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913

209949  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209949)

 unaccepted (incorrect original spelling, non-gender agreement )
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pixell, Helen L. M. (1913). Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean, together with some species from the Cape Verde Islands. The Serpulidae, with a classification of the genera Hydroides and Eupomatus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. (Series 2) 16: 69-92., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25257250 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Maldives  
type locality contained in Maldives [details]
Note Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep archipelago, north of the Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean, estimated 8.2854° 73.0673° [details]
Etymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and...  
Etymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and incorrectly masculine. [details]

Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).  
Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209949 on 2018-06-19
Date
action
by
1997-09-01 14:43:33Z
created
2000-09-13 14:56:03Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z
changed
2016-04-18 10:51:04Z
changed
2016-06-20 22:48:43Z
changed

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original description Pixell, Helen L. M. (1913). Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean, together with some species from the Cape Verde Islands. The Serpulidae, with a classification of the genera Hydroides and Eupomatus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. (Series 2) 16: 69-92., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25257250 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference Day, John H. (1951). The polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 1. The intertidal and estuarine Polychaeta of Natal and Mosambique. Annals of the Natal Museum. 12(1): 1-67.
page(s): 64; note: As Hydroides bifurcatus (no gender correction) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and incorrectly masculine. [details]

Grammatical gender Original incorrect masculine ending as H. bifurcatus, repeated in Day (1951: 64), was silently corrected for gender agreement in Day (1967: 808) [details]

Spelling Originally and incorrectly H. bifurcatus. Gender agreement requires H. bifurcata. [details]

Type locality Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep archipelago, north of the Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean, estimated 8.2854° 73.0673° [details]

From other sources
Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]