WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValla Johnston, 1865

326068  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326068)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValla ciliata (Müller, 1773) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780) (subsequent combination of subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnston, George. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 67 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, uncertain. The Latin word valla is...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, uncertain. The Latin word valla is the inflection of the Latin noun vallum, and means 'wall' or 'rampart', but it is not clear to what it is referring to. [details]
Read, G.; Gil, J. (2017). Valla Johnston, 1865. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326068 on 2017-12-15

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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-07-12 16:58:09Z
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2016-11-02 21:58:32Z
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original description Johnston, George. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 67 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy McIntosh, W.C. 1912. Notes from the Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews. No. 33. 1. On a white Porpoise. 2. On the spawning of the Hake (Merluccius merluccius, L.). 3. On Eteone depressa Mgrn., var., a species not hitherto found in Britain. 4. On Nereis zonata Mgrn. in Britain. 5. On the British Capitellidae (Halelminthidae). 6. On the Capitellidae procured by H.M.S. 'Porcupine'. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 117-130.
page(s): 124; note: Valla noted as a synonym of Capitella [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Johnston (1865: 67): ''Lumbriciform, the body acephalous, distinctly annulated, flattish on the ventral aspect: first segment pointed: mouth inferior: segments crenulate, armed with setaceous bristles (No. I. fig. 5) in four fascicles; a segment (genital?) among those of the anterior portion of the body furnished with stout spines (No. I. fig. 4) in two fascicles: anus terminal, naked. Littoral.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, uncertain. The Latin word valla is the inflection of the Latin noun vallum, and means 'wall' or 'rampart', but it is not clear to what it is referring to. [details]