WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Maldives  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Maldives [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep...  
From editor or global species database
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and...  
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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209949 on 2018-01-19

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
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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 
 

From editor or global species database
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]