WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tosa Bay  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Tosa Bay [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name is composed of two Greek...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]
Furuya, H. (2010). Dicyema sphaerocephalum Furuya, 2005. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265701 on 2017-11-21

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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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype OUM ME-00005 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype SBMNH 358802 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]
 

Feeding Type
parasitic: endoparasitic [details]
parasitic: endoparasitic in Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus kagoshimensis Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus kagoshimensis (Ortmann, 1888) [details]