WoRMS taxon details

Dicyema balanocephalum Furuya, 2006

265676  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265676)

accepted
Species
marine
Furuya, H. (2006). Two new species of Dicyema (Dicyemida: Dicyemidae) from Amphioctopus areolatus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Species Divers. 11(3): 257-269 (look up in IMIS[details]   
Type locality contained in Tosa Bay  
type locality contained in Tosa Bay [details]
Etymology The specific name is an adjective composed of two Greek roots, balanos, meaning "acorn", and -kephalos, meaning "-headed",...  
Etymology The specific name is an adjective composed of two Greek roots, balanos, meaning "acorn", and -kephalos, meaning "-headed", in reference to the characteristic acorn-shaped calotte of the adult stages. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Dicyema balanocephalum Furuya, 2006. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265676 on 2018-02-21
Date
action
by
2008-01-04 16:28:44Z
created
2010-08-06 12:26:11Z
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original description Furuya, H. (2006). Two new species of Dicyema (Dicyemida: Dicyemidae) from Amphioctopus areolatus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Species Divers. 11(3): 257-269 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Syntype OUM ME-00009 [details]
Syntype SBMNH 359814 [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology The specific name is an adjective composed of two Greek roots, balanos, meaning "acorn", and -kephalos, meaning "-headed", in reference to the characteristic acorn-shaped calotte of the adult stages. [details]