WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVesicomyicola Dreyer, Miura & Van Dover, 2004

326072  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326072)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dreyer, Jennifer; Miura, Tomoyuki; and Van Dover, Cindy Lee 2004. Vesicomyicola trifurcatus, a new genus and species of commensal polychaete (Annelida: Polychaeta: Nautiliniellidae) found in deep-sea clams from the Blake Ridge cold seep. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 117(1):106-113, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110035#page/120/mode/1up [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Genus name is derived from the name of the host vesicomyid clams.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Genus name is derived from the name of the host vesicomyid clams. [details]
Read, G. (2013). Vesicomyicola Dreyer, Miura & Van Dover, 2004. 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=326072 on 2018-01-21

Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-09-12 22:51:13Z
changed
2013-11-19 22:38:31Z
changed

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original description Dreyer, Jennifer; Miura, Tomoyuki; and Van Dover, Cindy Lee 2004. Vesicomyicola trifurcatus, a new genus and species of commensal polychaete (Annelida: Polychaeta: Nautiliniellidae) found in deep-sea clams from the Blake Ridge cold seep. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 117(1):106-113, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110035#page/120/mode/1up [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Genus name is derived from the name of the host vesicomyid clams. [details]