WoRMS taxon details

Dicyema sphaerocephalum Furuya, 2005

265701  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265701)

accepted
Species
marine
Furuya, H. (2005). Three new species of Dicyema (Dicyemida: Dicyemidae) from Octopus kagoshimensis (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Species Divers. 10(4): 231-247 (look up in IMIS[details]   
Type locality contained in Tosa Bay  
type locality contained in Tosa Bay [details]
Etymology The specific name is composed of two Greek words, sphaeros, meaning "sphere", and cephalos, meaning "head", in reference to...  
Etymology The specific name is composed of two Greek words, sphaeros, meaning "sphere", and cephalos, meaning "head", in reference to the characteristic spherical calotte of the adult stages. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Dicyema sphaerocephalum Furuya, 2005. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265701 on 2018-04-23
Date
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2008-01-04 16:28:44Z
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2010-08-06 13:44:05Z
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original description Furuya, H. (2005). Three new species of Dicyema (Dicyemida: Dicyemidae) from Octopus kagoshimensis (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Species Divers. 10(4): 231-247 (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-00005 [details]
Syntype SBMNH 358802 [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology The specific name is composed of two Greek words, sphaeros, meaning "sphere", and cephalos, meaning "head", in reference to the characteristic spherical calotte of the adult stages. [details]