WoRMS name details

Porcia Grube, 1859

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

nomen dubium (indeterminable?)
Genus
Porcia maderensis Grube, 1859 (type by monotypy)

Species Porcia 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]   
Etymology Not stated, unknown. Porcia could be a reference to Porcia Catonis, wife of the Roman statesman Brutus and from whom...  
Etymology 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]

Taxonomy Hartman (1957:251) places as indeterminable, fide Eisig, 1914:280.  
Taxonomy Hartman (1957:251) places as indeterminable, fide Eisig, 1914:280. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Porcia Grube, 1859. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324784 on 2018-02-22
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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
Diagnosis 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]

Etymology 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]

Taxonomy Hartman (1957:251) places as indeterminable, fide Eisig, 1914:280. [details]