WoRMS name details

Valla Johnston, 1865

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

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Valla ciliata (Müller, 1773) accepted as Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780) (subsequent combination of subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnston, G. (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 
Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The Latin word valla is the inflection of the Latin noun vallum, and means 'wall' or 'rampart', but...  
Etymology 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.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Valla Johnston, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326068 on 2018-05-26
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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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2014-02-14 16:07:56Z
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2016-11-02 21:58:32Z
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original description Johnston, G. (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
Diagnosis 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]

Etymology 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]