WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema sphyrocephalum Furuya, 1999

265702  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265702)

accepted
Species
marine
Furuya, H. (1999). Fourteen new species of dicyemid mesozoans from six Japanese cephalopods, with comments on host specificity. Species Divers. 4(2): 257-319 (look up in IMIS[details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name "sphyrocephalum" is composed...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name "sphyrocephalum" is composed of two Greek words, sphyra meaning "hammer" and cephalos meaning "with a head", because the calotte is characteristically hammer-shaped. [details]
Furuya, H. (2013). Dicyema sphyrocephalum Furuya, 1999. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265702 on 2017-12-15

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2008-01-04 16:28:44Z
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2013-07-31 14:08:56Z
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original description Furuya, H. (1999). Fourteen new species of dicyemid mesozoans from six Japanese cephalopods, with comments on host specificity. Species Divers. 4(2): 257-319 (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 NSMT Me-8 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype SBMNH 144676 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name "sphyrocephalum" is composed of two Greek words, sphyra meaning "hammer" and cephalos meaning "with a head", because the calotte is characteristically hammer-shaped. [details]
Feeding Type
parasitic: endoparasitic [details]
parasitic: endoparasitic in Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus minor (Sasaki, 1920) [details]