WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcia Grube, 1859

324784  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324784)

nomen dubium (indeterminable?)
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcia maderensis Grube, 1859 (type by monotypy)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcia maderensis Grube, 1859 (nomen dubium, indeterminable)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. 1858 (pub. 1859). Annulata Örstediana. Enumeratio Annulatorum, quae in itinere Indiam Occidentalem et Americam Centralem annis 1845-1848 suscepto legit cl. A.S. Oersted, adjectis speciebus nonnullis a cl. H. Kroyero in itinere ad Americam meridionalem collectis, [part 3], 105-120. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening i Köbenhavn 3: 105-120., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35800298
page(s): 105 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, unknown. Porcia could be a...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, unknown. Porcia could be a reference to Porcia Catonis, wife of the Roman statesman Brutus and from whom William Shakespeare drew the character Portia of his play 'The Merchant of Venice'. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hartman (1957:251) places as indeterminable,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hartman (1957:251) places as indeterminable, fide Eisig, 1914:280. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Porcia Grube, 1859. 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=324784 on 2017-12-14

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2012-12-20 23:03:21Z
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2016-11-25 10:56:55Z
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original description Grube, A.E. 1858 (pub. 1859). Annulata Örstediana. Enumeratio Annulatorum, quae in itinere Indiam Occidentalem et Americam Centralem annis 1845-1848 suscepto legit cl. A.S. Oersted, adjectis speciebus nonnullis a cl. H. Kroyero in itinere ad Americam meridionalem collectis, [part 3], 105-120. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening i Köbenhavn 3: 105-120., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35800298
page(s): 105 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Grube (1859: 105): ''Corpus vermiforme, subquadrangulum. Lobus capitalis minus prominens, segmento buccali penitus impressus. Segmentum buccale et proxima 3 caruncula munita, cirri tentaculares nulli. Fasciculi setarum utrinque distichi: superiores cirro parvo muniti, inferiores cirro nullo, segmentorum anteriorum unum a ceteris differens, pectine setarum utrinque 1 armatum, cirro nullo: setae simplices, segmenti illius a ceteris diversae. Branchiae cirriformes, in segmentis anterioribus desideratae.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, unknown. Porcia could be a reference to Porcia Catonis, wife of the Roman statesman Brutus and from whom William Shakespeare drew the character Portia of his play 'The Merchant of Venice'. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hartman (1957:251) places as indeterminable, fide Eisig, 1914:280. [details]