WoRMS taxon details

Semiodera Chamberlin, 1919

326025  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326025)

accepted
Genus
Species Semiodera blakei Salazar-Vallejo, 2012
Species Semiodera cariboum (Grube, 1859)
Species Semiodera cinari Salazar-Vallejo, 2012
Species Semiodera inflata (Treadwell, 1914)

Species Semiodera caribea [auct. misspelling] accepted as Semiodera cariboum (Grube, 1859) (unjustified emendation)
Species Semiodera cariboa accepted as Semiodera cariboum (Grube, 1859) (auct misspelling: gender agreement, but not applicable)
Species Semiodera glabra Treadwell, 1928 accepted as Trophoniella americana (Monro, 1928) (subjective synonym)
Species Semiodera roberti Hartman, 1951 accepted as Piromis roberti (Hartman, 1951) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 397 [details]   
Etymology Chamberlin (1919) gives the etymology in a footnote as from Greek words, 'semio' (standard or flag) and 'dera' from the...  
Etymology Chamberlin (1919) gives the etymology in a footnote as from Greek words, 'semio' (standard or flag) and 'dera' from the feminine Greek noun for neck [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Semiodera Chamberlin, 1919. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326025 on 2018-06-23
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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-01-30 01:31:46Z
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2012-11-25 20:58:41Z
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2017-10-07 03:17:24Z
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original description Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 397 [details]   

redescription Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio I. (2012). Revision of Semiodera Chamberlin, 1919 (Polychaeta: Flabelligeridae). Zootaxa. *(3562): 1-62., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3562.html
page(s): 6 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Diagnosis Salazar-Vallejo (2012): Body anteriorly swollen, with a posterior cylindrical cauda. Cephalic cage well developed. Dorsal shield rarely missing, extending over chaetigers 1–4 and often with an articulated anterior plate, rarely continued ventrally as a thinner coat. Body papillae small, capitate or clavate, in distinct belts, at least in anterior chaetigers. Anterior neuropodia with pseudocompound or with long transition hooks. Posterior neurohooks anchylosed, falcate, simple, sometimes flanged. Branchiae in two rows; distal row with four larger filaments, proximal row separated in two lateral groups, each with two or more filaments, often spirally arranged. Nephridial lobes between branchial rows. Posterior end with few neurohooks. Boring in hard or compact substrates.  [details]

Etymology Chamberlin (1919) gives the etymology in a footnote as from Greek words, 'semio' (standard or flag) and 'dera' from the feminine Greek noun for neck [details]

Grammatical gender feminine as 'dera' is a feminine noun, and also indicated by subsequent authors who created species names which are feminine suffix adjectives. [details]