WoRMS taxon details

Vampiropolynoe Marcus & Hourdez, 2002

326069  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326069)

accepted
Genus
Vampiropolynoe embleyi Marcus & Hourdez, 2002 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Marcus, Jean and Hourdez, Stephane 2002. A new species of scale-worm (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) from Axial Volcano, Juan de Fuca Ridge, northeast Pacific. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 115(2): 341-349.
page(s): 342 [details]   
Etymology Vampiro is from the English vampire, in reference to the fang-like appearance of the acicular lobes on the first segment...  
Etymology Vampiro is from the English vampire, in reference to the fang-like appearance of the acicular lobes on the first segment and papillae at the mouth, and polynoe is taken from the family name Polynoidae. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Vampiropolynoe Marcus & Hourdez, 2002. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326069 on 2018-05-26
Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-07-27 23:00:17Z
changed
2018-02-21 05:42:33Z
changed

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original description Marcus, Jean and Hourdez, Stephane 2002. A new species of scale-worm (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) from Axial Volcano, Juan de Fuca Ridge, northeast Pacific. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 115(2): 341-349.
page(s): 342 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology Vampiro is from the English vampire, in reference to the fang-like appearance of the acicular lobes on the first segment and papillae at the mouth, and polynoe is taken from the family name Polynoidae. [details]