WoRMS taxon details

Branchiplicatus Pettibone, 1985

324931  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324931)

accepted
Genus
Branchiplicatus cupreus Pettibone, 1985 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pettibone, Marian H. 1985. An additional new scale worm (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) from the hydrothermal rift area off western Mexico at 21 N. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 98(1): 150-157.
page(s): 150-151 [details]   
Etymology Branchi, from branchia (Greek) gills, plus plicatus, from plicatus (Latin) fold, referrig to the unusual type of folded...  
Etymology Branchi, from branchia (Greek) gills, plus plicatus, from plicatus (Latin) fold, referrig to the unusual type of folded branchiae [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Branchiplicatus Pettibone, 1985. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324931 on 2018-02-19
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
changed
2017-11-30 11:04:40Z
changed

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original description Pettibone, Marian H. 1985. An additional new scale worm (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) from the hydrothermal rift area off western Mexico at 21 N. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 98(1): 150-157.
page(s): 150-151 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology Branchi, from branchia (Greek) gills, plus plicatus, from plicatus (Latin) fold, referrig to the unusual type of folded branchiae [details]