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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913 
AphiaID: 209949

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides bifurcatus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (incorrect original spelling, non-gender agreement )
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides bifurcata Pixell, 1913
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides Gunnerus, 1768
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913
Sources  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] [full text]

new combination reference Day, J.H. 1951. The Polychaete Fauna of South Africa. Part I. The intertidal and estuarine Polychaeta of Natal and Mosambique. Annals of the Natal Museum, 12(1): 1-67., available online at http://content.ajarchive.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/03040798&CISOPTR=905&REC=12
page(s): 64; note: As Hydroides bifurcatus (no gender correction) [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Maldives [details]
From editor or global species database
Mozambique
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and incorrectly masculine. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Originally and incorrectly H. bifurcatus. Gender agreement requires H. bifurcata. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep archipelago, north of the Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean, estimated 8.2854° 73.0673° [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209949
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-09-01 14:43:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 14:56:03Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2016-04-18 10:51:04Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2016-06-20 22:48:43Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209949 on 2016-08-26
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